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Over dosage of Postinor 2

By April 6, 2011 - 2:35pm
 
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I took both pills in one dosage, is this dangerous or less effective? Also, what are the usual side effects after taking the pills and how soon after? I took the pills about a 17 days ago and now I'm spotting ( not heavy but blood is present). Could this be a side effect?

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Anonymous

Hi, i accidentally took two postinor 2 pills at once without knowing i have to take the second pill 12 hours later. Will taking 2 pills at one dosage still make me pregnant?

September 21, 2016 - 7:09pm
Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

Taking two pills at one time will not make the pill less effective. It should still work if taken within 72 hours of contraceptive failure and best if before ovulation.Postinor 2 prevents pregnancy by preventing ovulation.

Regards,
Maryann

September 22, 2016 - 8:59am
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Anonymous

How long will the vaginal bleeding last for?

September 2, 2016 - 8:52pm
Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

To better answer your question can you provide more information. Are you asking how long you can expect vaginal bleeding to last when the Postinor 2 is taken properly?

Regards,
Maryann

September 5, 2016 - 8:41am
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Anonymous

If I took two pills at once on the third day after unprotected sex can I still get pregnant

August 4, 2016 - 5:07am
Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

The emergency contraceptive prevents pregnancy by preventing ovulation. It is most effective if taken as soon as possible and within 72 hours.

You will know if it worked to prevent pregnancy once you have either your period or some vaginal bleeding.

Regards,
Maryann

August 4, 2016 - 8:34am
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Anonymous

I had sex 3pm on Wednesday and another sex 8am on Thursday, I want to use prostinor2 now. is it still goin to work and am I to use 4prostinor2 or just 2prostinor?

July 21, 2016 - 9:25am
Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

If you plan to take Postinor 2, take only one dose. To be most effective, it should be taken as soon after intercourse as possible and definitely within 72 hours.

It prevents pregnancy by preventing ovulation. So, it will work best if you have not yet ovulated.

Do not depend on an ECP as birth control.
Maryann

July 21, 2016 - 9:39am
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Anonymous (reply to Maryann Gromisch RN)

what if sum one too two dosage at d same time,dats two tablet?what us d risk

July 24, 2016 - 3:46pm
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Anonymous

Is it better to take 2 pills of Postinor 2 straight instead of waiting for the 12 hours time before taking the 2nd pill?

July 16, 2016 - 8:20am
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