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Take Action Emergency Contraception

By Anonymous April 20, 2017 - 8:22am
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So, i lost my virginity a few weeks ago. First time having sex... Kinda just hap pened... You know. But of course i was being dumb and had unprotected sex at the start of a fertile time. Good news is that we used the pull out method and he didn't cm in me. I was still scared about being pregnant that i took a morning after pill. Of course the only one in the store was the off brand Take Action. Took it fine... No real issues just minor side effects. No bleeding. Then a few days before my next period was supposed to start i got cramps (which i thought was normal... No biggie) and breast tenderness (its fine just more side effects). This morning is one day after my period is supposed to come. I felt really nauseous about an hour ago(still am) and now I'm worried that I'm pregnant. I'm probably going to take a pregnancy test later today. But i guess my questions are... Has anyone experienced this with Take Action before? I read one review where her period was just late. And secondly, is there a chance that I'm pregnant?

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Hello Anonymous,

Welcome to EmpowHER. Thank you for reaching out to our community.

Take Action contains levonorgestrel, which is the same synthetic hormone found in other emergency contraceptive.

Changes in the menstrual cycle are a reported side effect. Your next period could start earlier or later than expected. Usually, this is not by more than five days.
Flow can be lighter or heavier than normal.

If you do not have any bleeding within three weeks of taking the pill, then test for pregnancy.


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