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Doctor insights on: Postinor Interactions

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Can i take postinor 1 twice in a month?

Yes, but: There is no medical issue with taking postinor twice in one month, however if you need to I am worried that you are not using a more reliable form of contraception. Talk to your physician about changing your approach so that you are better preventing pregnancy going forward. ...Read more

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Is taking postinor after every sex good?

Is taking postinor after every sex good?

Probably not: Postinor is morning-after pill taken after unprotected intercourse to prevent pregnancy it's intended for emergency contraception, not daily contraception. Use more than once a month can alter menstrual cycle, thickening of the endometrium, possible infertility or ectopic pregnancy. Gyn/fp can offer several options for regular contraception, including bcps, foam & condoms, etc. ...Read more

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Can postinor 2 be taken twice in one cycle?

Can postinor 2 be taken twice in one cycle?

Yes, but...: Plan B is called "B" because it is a back-up emergency plan. One does not use Plan B as her Plan A. Instead, one must stop having sex until a good Plan A is in place. Now is the time to get Plan A in place... with the goal of never needing Plan B again. Plan B is not to be used as one's method of birth control. Plan B is an emergency back-up plan when Plan A fails. Sex is almost never mandatory. ...Read more

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Am 34 years,please how effective is postinor-2 tablet?

Am 34 years,please how effective is postinor-2 tablet?

Very effective: Postinor-2 is an emergency contraceptive only. Postinor-2 is not intended as a regular method of contraception. It is used to prevent pregnancy when taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. It is estimated that Postinor-2 will prevent 85% of expected pregnancies. 95% of expected pregnancies will be prevented if taken within the first 24 hours, declining to 58% if taken between 48-72 hrs.. ...Read more

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How do I take postinor that comes in 10tablets satchet?

How do I take postinor that comes in 10tablets satchet?

Emerg Contraception: Take 2 pills within 120 hours after unprotected sex. This 2-pill dose contains 1.5 mg of levonorgestrel. (in some countries, a 1-pill formulation is available under the brand name postinor 1 or postinor2 the sooner taken after unprotected sex the better the chance of preventing pregnancy. This does not prevent stds. ...Read more

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After taking postinor 2, how long do I wait until myperiod comes?

After taking postinor 2, how long do I wait until myperiod comes?

Emergency contracept: Potential Side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test & notify Dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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How do you know postinor 2 has taken effect three days after taking it?

How do you know postinor 2 has taken effect three days after taking it?

You won't know: In reality unless you get pregnant. Unfortunately at that time, you'll know that it didn't work. Many patients will get nausea, vomiting, breast pain or spotting but that's just your body responding to hormonal changes and doesn't mean that it work or didn't. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to take postinor 2 twice in 2 months consecutively?

Is it possible for me to take postinor 2 twice in 2 months consecutively?

Yes: It is possible but if you are having emergencies that often you really need to talk to your doctor about starting a more reliable method of contraception. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does your body take to get back to normal after taking postinor 2 ?

How long does your body take to get back to normal after taking postinor 2 ?

Cycle dependent: Postinor is a progestin. Progesterone and its metabolites are produced during the second half of the cycle. After postinor, it would not be unusual to see some degree of hormone withdrawal bleeding. The amount of withdrawal bleeding and its duration will depend on when during a cycle postinor was taken. The latest by the next anticipated menstrual period the cycle should be back on track. ...Read more

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Hi. I took the two tablets of postinor 2 at the same time. How effective is that ?

Hi. I took the two tablets of postinor 2 at the same time. How effective is that ?

50-80% effective: According to the Medical Letter, Postinor 2 is effective 50-80%. They should be started as soon as possible within 72 hours of unprotected sex. Routine contraception should be continued or initiated as soon as possible following use of levonorgestrel as fertility returns following the use of emergency contraception with levonorgestrel. ...Read more