Answered by: Dr Sri Viknarajan
Hi i want to ask my wife take 2 tablet once of postinor 2 . What the effectiveness that will cause ? Tq
Hi and thank you for contacting us.
From your statement, you are enquiring about the effects of consuming tablets that contain 0.75 mg levonorgestrel in each tablet. We will try to help you.
Theoretically, Levonorgestrel tablets work by primarily preventing ovulation and fertilisation if intercourse has occurred in the preovulatory phase. However, Levonorgestrel is no longer effective once the process of implantation has begun.
In other words, the desired effect of the tablets are mainly to prevent pregnancy but are only effective when taken two tablets at the correct window period.
However, this medication is only recommended for occasional usage and emergency options - given the right circumstances. It is not however to replace regular contraceptive methods. In addition, consuming over the recommended doses can lead to serious systems that require doctor attention, such as
You are also encouraged to talk to our doctor online, so that we can help you further.
We hope you will be satisfied with our answer.