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I have read that taking a certain dosage of normal contraceptive pill eg yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) cud be the equivalent of the emergency pill. Is this true?

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Dr. David Barrere
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes, but........

The emergency contraceptive is nothing more than high-dose pills to alter the lining of the uterus to interfere with implantation.
Please contact your physician regarding how to use. But remember, emergency contraception is only 85% effective when taken within the therapeutic window. So, time is ticking.....

In brief: Yes, but........

The emergency contraceptive is nothing more than high-dose pills to alter the lining of the uterus to interfere with implantation.
Please contact your physician regarding how to use. But remember, emergency contraception is only 85% effective when taken within the therapeutic window. So, time is ticking.....
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