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Postinor 2 during fertile window (edited)

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: February 9, 2020 1:11 PM

Anonymous 52 days

i had unprotected sex on 3rd day of fertility window and took both postinor 2 pill at once right after. will the pills still work ?

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 52 days
General Practitioner

Thank you for your questions. The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions due to the limited information provided by you. Click on this link (DoctorOnCall) for a private consultation with our doctors.

For your information:

  • Postinor 2 can be taken at any time of your menstrual cycle, given that your period is not late.
  • Postinor 2 is an emergency contraceptive that can be used to prevent pregnancy when used within 72 hours after unprotected sex.
  • Postinor 2 can prevent up to 85% of pregnancies ( 95% of unwanted pregnancy if taken within the first 24 hours after unprotected sex and it decreases to 58% if taken between the 48 hours to 72 hours after unprotected sex. There are research incating that both doses can be taken at the same time. However, you may experience more side effects due to the high dose of hormone.
  • No known evidence of prevention of pregnancy by Postinor 2 when taken after 72 hours of unprotected sex.

Please click here (DoctorOnCall EPharma) to talk to our pharmacist in private for further inquiries. Thank you.

Last Updated: Sun Feb 09 2020 13:11:36 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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