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Can gynera be used as emergency contraception pill? If so, how is it used?. From where i live they don't sell plan-b pills.

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In brief: Possible

I found evidence that this medication has been suggested for emergency contraception.
I saw one suggestion that 4 pills be taken immediately (no more than 120 hours after sex) followed by another 4 tablets 12 hours later. A listing of other bcp that may be used can be found here: http://ec.Princeton.Edu/questions/dose.Html good luck.

In brief: Possible

I found evidence that this medication has been suggested for emergency contraception.
I saw one suggestion that 4 pills be taken immediately (no more than 120 hours after sex) followed by another 4 tablets 12 hours later. A listing of other bcp that may be used can be found here: http://ec.Princeton.Edu/questions/dose.Html good luck.
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
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Dr. Lonna Larsh
Love your answer. I think it's very funny we both posted the same link! That is a great site for EC info.
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Dr. Harold Peltan
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Not a good idea

If you have already ovulated in your cycle, you can get pregnant.
Some people have tried to use higher, more frequent doses of birth control pills right after sex in order to try to disrupt the monthly cycle and prevent ovulation. Some have claimed success, but who is to say? Not every women gets pregnant every time. Pills like gynera are intended to be used regularly before sex. Use protection.

In brief: Not a good idea

If you have already ovulated in your cycle, you can get pregnant.
Some people have tried to use higher, more frequent doses of birth control pills right after sex in order to try to disrupt the monthly cycle and prevent ovulation. Some have claimed success, but who is to say? Not every women gets pregnant every time. Pills like gynera are intended to be used regularly before sex. Use protection.
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Dr. Lonna Larsh
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Take 4 asap and 4 in 12 hours.
Although they are effective, the problem with taking combined birth control pills this way is that you might have nausea, or even vomit. Here's some more useful info on taking the various methods of morning after pills: http://ec.Princeton.Edu/questions/dose.Html#dose.

In brief: Yes

Take 4 asap and 4 in 12 hours.
Although they are effective, the problem with taking combined birth control pills this way is that you might have nausea, or even vomit. Here's some more useful info on taking the various methods of morning after pills: http://ec.Princeton.Edu/questions/dose.Html#dose.
Dr. Lonna Larsh
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Dr. Thomas Carzoli
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes

Just about any bcp can be used-about 75% effective, but may cause nausea.
Original was to take 0.2 mg of ethinyl Estradiol every 12 hours times 2. Each gynera tablet contains 0.03 mg of ethinyl estradiol.

In brief: Yes

Just about any bcp can be used-about 75% effective, but may cause nausea.
Original was to take 0.2 mg of ethinyl Estradiol every 12 hours times 2. Each gynera tablet contains 0.03 mg of ethinyl estradiol.
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