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Query about contraceptive pills which can be used in emergency - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Answered : 40 Questions
User :   is mervelon an emergency contraceptive pill?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Dr.
Doctor :   no
User :   One of the Doctor suggested me this
User :   While having our sex, accidently the condom broke..
Doctor :   It is a regular birth control pill with estrogen and progesterone
Doctor :   Ok
User :   so that time we were in UAE. docotr told that in that country no morning pills like ipill s not available
User :   so dr suggested this tablets
User :   bcz my wife was on the 11th day from the starting of her perioda
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Even regular contraceptive pills works
Doctor :   But protection is very less
Doctor :   There is a brand of pills made just for emergency contraception. It is called levonorgestrel. These pills contain only progestin.
User :   we r not planning for a child now. so how much is the chance that she will get pregent after taking this? she took 4 pill first time, den after 6 hrs next 2 pills n after 6 hrs, next 2 pills. the full doze she took in 24 hours after we had sex
Doctor :   regular pills has eastrogen and progestins
Doctor :   Was that a prescription dosage advsed by ur doc
User :   yes..
Doctor :   The basic concept is high dose of progestins act as emergency contraception
Doctor :   She took pretty good dose in 24 hrs
Doctor :   So she is safe
User :   docotr told, take only 8 tablets and throw the rest
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   you r using the regular tablet as emergency pills
Doctor :   he is right
User :   is had her period starting on 17th and it is regular period. this happened on 28th. i think she s not in safe period. is she?
Doctor :   when was her last period
Doctor :   On 17th
Doctor :   DEc
User :   it was on 17th i think
User :   30 days
User :   yes
User :   17th dec
Doctor :   now she bleeding on 28th
Doctor :   when she took pills
User :   noo.. nothing happened after taking pills...
Doctor :   when she took the pills
User :   noo bleeding happened..
Doctor :   ok
User :   i was asking which will be the safest period for having sex?
Doctor :   u r not answering the questions
Doctor :   when u had intercourse
User :   we had on 28th
User :   Dec
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   usually 3 days before and after middle of the cycles are fertile periods
User :   ok.. that means she was not in safe period
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   she was in fertile period
User :   ok.. so do you think this doze of mervelon will help her in preventing pregnecy?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   thank you doctor
Doctor :   Tank you
Doctor :   Bye
User :   bye
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