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Doctor insights on: Yaz As Morning After Pill

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Emergency Contraception (Definition)

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


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Can Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) be taken as the morning after pill ?

Can Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) be taken as the morning after pill
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Yes; "Plan B" better: Plan b is better, but you can take 3-4 Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) now, and repeat in 12 hours. Need to start within 72 hours of "the event..." if period over 10 days late, get preg test... ...Read more

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I've been taking Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for 5 months, had unprotected sex yesterday but he didn't ejaculate, should I take the morning after pill? My first time

I've been taking Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for 5 months, had unprotected sex yesterday but he didn't ejaculate, should I take the morning after pill?  My first time

Not needed: There is no reason to take the morning after pill if you're already on birth control. That is the whole point of birth control. You should be using a condom though the protect yourself from sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more

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My boyfriend and i had sex last night. The condom broke. I am n yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). Do i need to take the morning after pill or what can I do to prevent pregnancy.

My boyfriend and i had sex last night. The condom broke. I am n yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). Do i need to take the morning after pill or what can I do to prevent pregnancy.

If you are on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol): If you are on Yaz, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and you've missed no pills and are taking no other medications (antibiotics) then you are probably not going to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Morning After Pill (Definition)

Emergency contraception is a method to prevent pregnancy in women who have had unprotected sex, or for whom a barrier method has failed (slipped condom, diaphragm, or cervical cap, or broken condom). Emergency contraception medicine is not the same ...Read more


Dr. David Kurss
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Oral Contraceptive (Definition)

Oral contraceptives are a kind of women's ...Read more