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ask: Can you still get pregnant after Postinor 2?

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Hi I had intercouse with my bf 5 days after my period we use protection an after I took postinor 2 pills beacause I think precum got on my virginia I took one pill a few minutes after an the other 12 hours after that but I am spotting brown an I am getting lower back an belly pains is this normal? I don't want to get pregnant

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Hello maryann,I had sex on the 2nd of this month and took only a tablet out of postinor2,then a week after I had a vaginal bleeding,then I had sex on the 15th again and used the second tablet immediately(NB;my boyfriend used the withdrawal method,he wasn't close to releasing before pulling out),can I still be pregnant

February 19, 2015 - 6:00am
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Anonymous

my gf took postinor on tuesday and we had sex saturday and i ejaculated in her . her period should be in 3days can she get pregnant still?

February 14, 2015 - 9:16pm
Maryann Gromisch RN Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

Postinor 2 is an emergency contraceptive and is taken to prevent pregnancy within 72 hours of unprotected sex. It is not intended to be used as birth control.

Why did your girlfriend take it on Tuesday?

Her period may start later because of taking Postinor 2. If she doesn't get a period within 3 weeks, then she needs to test for pregnancy.

Regards,
Maryann

February 16, 2015 - 10:53am
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Anonymous

My girlfriend and I had unprotected sex on 12 January ( day after her period stops ), we took postinor-2 afterward. Then, we have another unprotected sex on 16 January, and have another dose of postinor-2 the next day. She experienced some light red fluid coming from her vagina ( maybe it's Vagina bleeding but I'm not sure ) 2 weeks ago. But now, her period haven't come yet ( her last period is on 9 January ). I would like to know that will she be pregnant ? She's very worried since there're still no signs of period yet . Hope to get your reply, thanks.

February 13, 2015 - 12:59pm
Maryann Gromisch RN Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

There was no risk for pregnancy when you had unprotected sex the day after your girlfriend's period ended. And no reason to take Postinor 2.

You should never take more than one dose of Postinor 2 in a one month menstrual cycle. Your girlfriend over dosed when she took the second dose the following day.

She seriously upset the hormonal balance that regulates her menstrual cycle. I urge her to contact her gynecologist to report what has happened. She is not pregnant, that is for certain.

Regards,
Maryann

February 16, 2015 - 10:49am
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Anonymous

Hey I used postinor 8pm yesterday and d second pill 8am this morning and I had unprotected sex 7pm in d evening .. Do I use another pill ??

February 7, 2015 - 11:16am
Maryann Gromisch RN Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

No. Do not take another dose of Postinor 2 before you consult your physician. An emergency contraceptive like Postinor 2 contains a high dose of a synthetic hormone levonorgestrel found in most birth control pills. It prevents pregnancy by preventing ovulation.

It is intended for emergency use, is not to be used as a regular form of birth control and should never be taken more than once in a one month period.

Regards,
Maryann

February 9, 2015 - 9:37am
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Anonymous

Had u protective sex 1 days aft taking postinor 2. Menses have not come since then?? Am I at high chance of getting pregnant?

November 25, 2014 - 11:25pm
Maryann Gromisch RN Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

All emergency contraceptive, including Postinor 2, are intended for emergency use in the event of contraceptive failure and are not meant to be used as a regular form of birth control.

If you do not want to become pregnant, please use some type of birth control, such as a condom or start taking an oral contraceptive daily.

When was your period due?

You probably were not at risk for pregancy because Postinor 2 works by preventing ovulation. If you do not get your period within three weeks of taking the pill, test for pregnancy.

Regards,
Maryann

November 26, 2014 - 10:39am
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Anonymous

Hi Maryann, I took 2 Postinor on 20th, and another 2 pills on 22nd, (12 hours apart for each time) after unprotected sex. My period was supposed to come on 19-21st. I am a few days late now. I also did not feel any discomfort or serious side effects from the pills, I feel normal. Is this normal? Did my period got delayed because of the pills? What are the chances of pregnancy? Please get back to me soon, as I am very anxious now. Thanks in advance!

November 25, 2014 - 8:14pm
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