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Can I take complete dose of postinor2 twice within four days?

Can I take complete dose of postinor2 twice within four days?

Yes you can: You can take postinor twice within four days. Your menstrual cycle is likely to be disrupted. However it is best to find a reliable form of contraceptive method. Consider having an IUD placed or birth control pills, shot or implant. ...Read more

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If the second pill of postinor2 is taken after 24hours is it effective?

If the second pill of postinor2 is taken after 24hours is it effective?

Should be ok: Postinor is not a U.S. Drug, but as an emergency contraceptive, it is should be effective at 24 hours. The recommended time for the U.S. Drugs is to take the proper amount of medication before 5 days have passed since having sex. ...Read more

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I took postinor2 following the instruction on the leaflet inside the box which stated that 2 tablets should be taken at the same time. It is ok right?

I took postinor2 following the instruction on the leaflet inside the box which stated that 2 tablets should be taken at the same time. It is ok right?

Postinor 2: Generally the 2nd pill is meant to be taken 12 hours after the first but similar plans recommend the 2 together. It ideally should be taken within 24 hours of intercourse and use another form of birth control until no pregnancy is confirmed. All the best. ...Read more

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I'm about to take postinor2 three times in one week. Is it safe?

I'm about to take postinor2 three times in one week. Is it safe?

Safe?: Why are you taking it 3 times in 1 week? It likely will have some side effects but clearly you are mot understanding the use of this medication. Please see a healthcare professional to discuss birth control methods and the use of emergency contraception. ...Read more

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Please sir I took 2 postinor2 tablets at once and I've been bleeding now for 4day. Just wish to know if its normal that way?

Please sir I took 2 postinor2 tablets at once and I've been bleeding now for 4day. Just wish to know if its normal that way?

Can be: If no fever, pain and bleeding not excessive probably reasonable to wait a few days. However if symptoms or if bleeding lasts more than a week I would get checked. ...Read more

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I took postinor 2 at ones?

I took postinor 2 at ones?

Emergency contra: For emergency contraception purpose, postinor 1.5 mg (2 tablets of 0.75 mg) can be taken together within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse.
Treatment for emergency contraception should begin as soon as possible; however, treatment is still moderately effective if used within 5 days and should be made available to women up to 5 days after unprotected or inadequately protected intercourse. ...Read more

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Can I use postinor 2 twice in a month?

Can I use postinor 2 twice in a month?

Yes, but....: Time to get some real birth control.
Although it is not dangerous to take this medication twice in a month, the fact that you are even thinking about it means that you are not practicing safer sex. Time to be safer!! ...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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Hi u took postinor 2 13 hours after first pill am I safe?

Hi u took postinor 2 13 hours after first pill am I safe?

? It is questionable: 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 hours and 72 hours after unprotected intercourse. After that there is no clear research. The sooner that you take the tablet, the more effective it is likely to be. The second tablet 12 hours later ...Read more

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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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I took both postinor 2 pills at the same time will it still be effective?

I took both postinor 2 pills at the same time will it still be effective?

May be not 100%: You are supposed to take 1 tablet each 12 hours apart. It may not be 100% effective. If you took the pills within 72 hours, the earlier the better, it may still work but effectiveness may not be 100% ...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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Took 2 tablets of postinor 2 at once after 19hours of Sex will it be effective?

Took 2 tablets of postinor 2 at once after 19hours of Sex will it be effective?

Usually effective: Plan B, Postinor 2, and other brands of emergency contraceptive pills can alter the menstrual cycle for the cycle in which Plan B or Postinor 2 was taken, and sometimes the next month's cycle too. One should be sure to check a home pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex, because emergency contraceptive pills work most of the time, but not all the time. ...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

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I took Postinor 2 and am having unusual camps what should I do and when will it stop?

I took Postinor 2 and am having unusual camps what should I do and when will it stop?

Cramping: Cramping can occur after taking Postinor 2. Cramping should resolve in a day or two. Follow up with doctor or clinic if cramping becomes severe or lasting more than 2 days. More frequently asked questions about Postinor: http://postinorpill. Com/global-postinor/faq ...Read more

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I took postinor 2 on Monday and another one on Wednesday can I take another one on Friday?

I took postinor 2 on Monday and another one on Wednesday can I take another one on Friday?

Should visit doctor: That is not the use of Postinor 2, Plan B, or any emergency contraceptive pills. Such pills are not used for repeated sexual activities. This is a most important fact to understand... emergency contraception is not to be used as one's main method of birth control. Many people never have a sexual emergency and never use EC pills in a lifetime. Use regular birth control pills, an IUD, or condoms. ...Read more

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Is a complete course of 2 pills of postinor 2 strong enough? Or do I need to take another dose?

Is a complete course of 2 pills of postinor 2 strong enough? Or do I need to take another dose?

It is enough: Here are the instructions:

Take 2 pills within 120 hours after unprotected sex. This 2-pill dose contains 1.5 mg of levonorgestrel.

I am presuming you are using this for emergency contraception. 2 pills within 5 days of intercourse is the dosage for emergency contraception. ...Read more

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I took postinor 2 on Monday and another one on Wednesday can I take another one on Friday please?

I took postinor 2 on Monday and another one on Wednesday can I take another one on Friday please?

You can: Take it again if needed. Remember, emergency contraception is 95% effective and by repeatedly taking a chance you are increasing chances of having to face the consequence of failure. Discuss birth control with a physician. ...Read more

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I took 1 tablet of postinor 2 and the 2nd 8 hrs later instead of 12 hrs later. Is it still effective?

Exactly 12 hours: The manufacturer is very clear that the second positron pill should be taken exactly 12 hours after the first. ...Read more

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I smoked an hour after I took postinor1. Is it okay? I'm nervous. My second time to take postinor after a year.

I smoked an hour after I took postinor1. Is it okay? I'm nervous. My second time to take postinor after a year.

No: No, it's not ok to smoke. The nicotine is extremely addictive, but aside from that, smoking is a habit to quit, especially for women of childbearing age. However, the postinor1 should work if not taken too late. If a regular period doesn't come in a few weeks when expected, one can do a urine pregnancy test. Of course, no smoking until then. Nor after then. ...Read more

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I took 2 postinor2 once after having an unprotected sex will it b effective?

I took 2 postinor2 once after having an unprotected sex will it b effective?

Yes, depends on time: If taken within 24 hours after sex, it is considered 95% effective, but only 89% if taken after 72 hours. It is not as effective as regular hormonal birth control. Expect to have some irregular menses for the next month or so. If you don't get a period at all, a neg pregnancy test is reliable by 7 dats after a misssed ...Read more

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Pls help, took 1st tablet of postinor2 46 hours after sex and the 2nd tablet 12hours later. Chances of preg?

Pls help, took 1st tablet of postinor2 46 hours after sex and the 2nd tablet 12hours later. Chances of preg?

It is very low: Average pregnany rates without the contraception is about 15% per month. The rate of pregnancy is decreased by 85% by taking the pill. So you would take 15% of 15% and that would roughly be the chances. ...Read more