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Is pregnancy possible?

By March 3, 2017 - 11:07am
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A week ago my boyfriend and I had sex without a condom. I'm on birthcontrol pills but I have not missed any. I been sick and I'very been taking robitussin, virtussin AC, benzoate, and ibuprofen because I been taking these medications I took an emergency pill the same same my boyfriend and I had sex.

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Thank you Helena.

The type of birthcontrol pills that I take is Nortrel 1/35.

March 3, 2017 - 6:29pm

Hi, Lizz2017.

Thank you for reaching out to EmpowHER.

Emergency contraceptives are up to 95% effective when taken as prescribed within the first 24 hours after unprotected sex, so the risk is very small. In addition, you have been taking your birth control pills regularly.


March 3, 2017 - 2:38pm
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