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What is the side effect if taken unwanted 72 pill without having intercourse ?

My sister had taken an unwanted 72 without havin any intercourse at all.. it was by mistake and wil it affect her? and wil it stop her from gettin pregnant in future?
Asked On : Sun, 23 Jan 2011
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The drug is Levonorgesterol. It is a potent antiovulatory and will prevent conception. One tablet will have action only for 72 hours. Further, one dose will not prevent future conception.
Answered: Sun, 10 Mar 2013
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