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The Morning After Pill And Trimethoprim
Took the morning after pill, and then the same day i had unprotected sex, will the morning after pill still work?
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
It can: Emergency contraception symptoms can include spotting or bleeding, changes in menstrual flow or your period may be late or early. It can also lead to nausea, abdominal pain, breast tenderness, dizziness. If your period is more than a week late take a home pregnancy test and follow up with your medical provider / gynecologist. ...Read more
I took the morning after pill and 2 days later i had to take antibiotics does this affect the efficacy of the pill?
Medication: Both medications can be taken together.Get a more detailed answer ›
Do the morning after pill Aftera work if conception has taken place? Also when taking the pill do the 72hrs start the day of or after sex
Not as well: Emergency contraceptive pills work best when taken right away (so they probably should be called "minute-after pills" instead of "morning-after pills"). If conception is when the egg gets fertilized (not later), then Aftera and other brands of levonorgestrel still have some effect. Start counting 72 hours at ejaculation; and always check a pregnancy test 3 weeks after emergency contraception. ...Read more
No interactions...: There are no interactions between these two meds so if you take Plan B as prescribed you should be fine in this regards. However, note that Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) could interact with other combination contraceptives, so always consult with your doctor when taking new antibiotics if you take other type of birth control. ...Read more
Will taking Amoxicillin and Danzen (serratio peptidase) the next morning after completing Ecee2 reduce the effectiveness of Ecee2 morning after pill?
I had unprotected sex while ovulating and took the morning after pill 3 days later. Is there a chance the morning after pill isn't effective?
Not 100% effective: Emergency contraceptive such as Plan B One-Step are up to 89 % effective when taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex. It can reduce chance of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours. It continues to reduce the risk of pregnancy up to 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected sex, but is less effective as time passes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 ›
If I had unprotected sex 3 times in one night and took the morning after pill after, is it still effective?
Birth control: In the old days b/c was started after your perod. But now you can start anytime. Consult with your ob/gyn. ...Read more
Will the morning after pill work if you had unprotected sex more than once on the same occasion and took the pill a few hours after?
Yes, but...: Remember the morning after pill is nowhere near 100% effective. Most studies put it around 80% effective, meaning you have a 1 in 5 chance of getting pregnant if you have unprotected sex during your fertile time and use this product. Not the best odds I would want to deal with when failure means you have a child to deal with for a lifetime. If you're not ready for that, I suggest you get on other. ...Read more
Took sunday bc pill yesterday and then few hours later, took monday bc pill, not realizing sunday was taken. Will this affect the rest of the cycle?
I took the morning after pill 61 hours after intercourse, but is it normal to get a discharge 3 days after taking the morning after pill?
Yes: It's common to have discharge & irregular bleeding for up to 2 months after taking the morning after pill. The pattern doesn't tell anything about whether the pill worked or not. So be sure to do a home urine pregnancy test 14 days after the accident. And also consider a more reliable form of contraception. ...Read more
He came inside me on the second day of birth control pill and after taking the morning after pill..Im i safe!?
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