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Can I use postinor 2 after sex 10 days after surgical abortion?

Can I use postinor 2 after sex 10 days after surgical abortion?

Yes: Yes however ,you should already be on an oral contraceptive immediately post abortion and this should protect you ...Read more

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Is loss of appetite a symptoms from the use of postinor?

Is loss of appetite a symptoms from the use of postinor?

Yes, it can be: Emergency contraception with postinor (not available in the us as this brand name, but available as plan b, Next Choice = Levonorgestrel in the us) can have side effects including nausea (loss of apetite), vomiting, breast tenderness, fatigue, headache-- or cause your period to be early or late. These symptoms go away within a day or so after taking. ...Read more

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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