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Efficacy of emergency contraceptive pill - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Birth Control
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   um yes i was wondering how much you know about the morning after pill
Doctor :  
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what would you want to know about it?
User :   i just had sex and the condom broke and i didnt realize it until it was too late and i failed to pull out in time and didnt realize it until a few mintues afterwards and she is on the pill but we are going to get the morning after pill just to be safe but her period is supposed to start in 2 days and i was wondering if it was to late to take it
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
you can ask her to take it
User :   she already agreed to it
Doctor :  
this pill is an emergency contraceptive pill

Doctor :  
it should be taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse
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