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Can I take norethindrone to avoid pregnancy?

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Can I take norethindrone as emergency birth control. If so, how many. I am 52 years old
Posted Fri, 12 Apr 2013 in Birth Control
Answered by Dr. Hari Charan Perigela 3 hours later
To avoid pregnancy after unprotected sex,norethindrone may not be helpful.
levonorgestorol has to be used as soon as possible after unprotected sex,best before 12 hrs,not later than 72 hrs
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