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Can diarrhea effect the morning after pill?

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Dr. Deepti Verma

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Posted on Sat, 3 Mar 2018 in Women's Health
Question: If I get diarrhoea about 22 hours after taking the morning after pill, will the pill be ineffective?
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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 57 minutes later
Brief Answer:
No effect

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand the concerns.
Having diarrhoea after taking the morning after pill do not affects the efficacy of the pill, as the pill is absorbed in the blood by then.
The pill is ineffective only one has vomiting within 12 hours of taking the pill.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
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Dr Deepti Verma
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Ok. Many thanks for your help.
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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 12 hours later
Brief Answer:
Happy to help

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Hi dear,
I am happy to have helped you.
You can get back to me anytime for further queries by asking a direct question to me on this portal.
Regards
Dr Deepti Verma
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