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What are the side effects of taking ipill? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How are you?
User:hi XXXXXXX this is XXXXXXX
User:am good
User:need your advice
User:wanna know if I pill is safe
User:any side affects?
Doctor:It is only ok for emergency contraception
Doctor:It may lead to an alteration in the bleeding pattern
Doctor:like your next period may be delayed
Doctor:or it may come in a little earlier
User:hope this does not cause any hinderence later during conception
Doctor:But apart from that, nothing significant
User:I neva took it till date
Doctor:But it is not something for regular use
User:yaa right
User:this will be my first
Doctor:The hormone dose in that is really high
Doctor:It needs to be taken within 72 hours of unprotected sexual intercourse
User:oh..does that effect sperm or egg later?
Doctor:Preferably within 1st 24 hours
User:am little scared for the very reason that wt if later cause any harm
Doctor:it will not cause any harm later
User:thnks a lot
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help with?
User:dats all
Doctor:have a good day ahead
User:to u too
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