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Any emergency contraception side effects?

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Dr. J. Kyle Mathews
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology
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In brief: Nausea

Nausea, changes to period, abdominal pain, headache, fatigue.

In brief: Nausea

Nausea, changes to period, abdominal pain, headache, fatigue.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Yes - possibly.

Potential side effects with emergency contraception can include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late 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 doctor if you miss your period. See below.

In brief: Yes - possibly.

Potential side effects with emergency contraception can include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late 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 doctor if you miss your period. See below.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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