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Should I Take The Morning After Pill
No side effects OR: Potential side effects of: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period or spotting instead of period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Notify your gyn if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more
Emergency contraception is the method a woman can use to avoid getting pregnant, after she has received sperm in her vagina. She takes the hormone pills, which are usually larger doses of hormones used in oral birth control pills, within a short time (days) after her sexual activity, ...Read more
Yes: Since mom's exposure to hormones in the morning-after-pill is of short duration, any hormones passed onto the baby via the breastmilk would also be of short duration. If desired, mom can pump and dump the breastmilk on the day(s) she takes the morning-after-pill. It is best if mom uses a reliable form of contraception, other than oral contraceptives, when breastfeeding a young baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Morning after: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
How long after taking the morning after pill should you expect your period? I took it around 13-14 hours after having sex.
Yes, but...: Starting a combination contraceptive pill the day after you take the morning-after pill won' hurt you. However, it won't protect you from pregnancy right-away. You will need to use a back-up for some length of time. How long depends on what cycle day you are now. Best wishes! ...Read more
I took the norlevo pills then I ate right away after probably 15minutes.Will the morning after pill work effectively?
Yes: Norlevo pills should work effectivelyGet a more detailed answer ›
Should i take Plan B pill if i had unprotected sex the 8th day after starting and if i missed 1 pill during the week but took it the morning after.
Maybe: It is unclear from your question whether you are taking it before or after intercourse.It is not meant for routine contraceptive use which is why it is called emergency contraception. It is meant for use after an unexpected failure of contraception and is 95% effective if taken within 24 hr. after intercourse even at mid-cycle. This is less than the effectiveness of other contraceptives. Be safe! ...Read more
I started taking the marvelon 21 day pack before my period and had to take the morning after pill can I continue takin pill or what for next period?
Emergency contracept: Most emergency contraceptives have greatest efficacy when taken within 72 hours of intercourse. However, there can be some lesser amt of protection up to 5 days out with some. ...Read more
See below: That would be good to help if you need to eat. ...Read more
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