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Withdrawal bleeding means your not pregnant?

By November 26, 2016 - 6:12am
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I took Nordette pill as ECP after i had unprotected sex . I took 1 dose 50hours from unprotected sex then another dose after 12 hours. I stop taking pill after taking those 2 doses. I got withdrawal bleeding after 5days and this withdrawal is really same as my regular period/real period.
My question is:
Am I free from pregnancy now for 100%?? Withdrawal bleeding means that im not getting pregnant?
And lastly, it is safe to make unprotected sex during withdrawal bleeding? This is a crazy question but Am just so curious.

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Dear Full of Curiosity,

Thanks for reaching out to EmpowHer.

+Nordette as an Emergency Contraceptive, take all pills no more than 120 hours (five days) after unprotected sex. It is most effective when taken within 72 hours (three days). Dosage for emergency contraception: take four light orange pills and, exactly 12 hours later, take another four light orange pills.+

If you had period-like bleeding you are probably safe from pregnancy. Be aware, this is strong medicine and can mess up your cycle for bit. You might want to use condoms until you get back on a regular schedule. If you are really concerned you may be pregnant, you can always take a home pregnancy test.


November 26, 2016 - 8:25am
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