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Taking Idy pills. Took nordette after unprotected sex. Pregnancy chances?

Hello and Good evening.. I have a little problem and i cannot seem to find the answer i need.. l just started taking ldy pills ( Nortrel) about a month ago and when i first started i had unprotected sex within my 4th day on the pill i was afraid so i took nordette as an ECP. 4 pills 12 hrs after sex and another 4 after the first dose. while still taking the lady pills on the regualr time i usually take.. is it possible that i will become pregnant? please advise.. thank you
Asked On : Mon, 25 Mar 2013
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Mar 2013
Thanks for your query.
Birth control pills if taken regularly are more than 95 % effective in preventing pregnancy.
Also, emergency contraceptive pills taken within 24 hours are also similarly highly effective.
However, in the first cycle of birth control pill use, it is common to prescribe added barrier method of contraception, because it takes a month for the pills to start working, as they are hormone containing.
Still, the chances of your being pregnant are highly remote.
But they are not 0 %. There is always a theoretical risk of pregnancy, however negligible.
Wait for your next period, and go for a urine pregnancy test, if you miss your period.
Take care.
Answered: Tue, 26 Mar 2013
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