2 years

Postinor effectiveness

I had unprotected sex 10 days to my period and took postinor 2 but I took the 2 tablets at once instead of the normal way like 1 hours after the sex I want to know if it would still be effective

Hello, thank you for reaching out to us.

We understand the problem you are currently experiencing. Based on your statement, emergency contraceptives should be taken within 72 hours after the intercourse and the second tablet 12 hours after the first dose. In terms of your case, it will still be as effective as the usual dose but it is not recommended to do so because emergency contraception pill or morning after pill have high dose of hormone which can cause side effects, such as:

  • Changes in menstruation cycle
  • Breakthrough bleeding or spotting
  • Headache
  • Mood changes
  • Breast tenderness or pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Enjoy a beautiful moment with your loved one safely and without any worry.

This is just our general description of your concern. If you have further questions, please contact us at (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctor in person. Thank you.


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