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Can i take Nordette 21 as emergeny contraceptive ?

Hello, can i use Nordette 21 as emergency contraceptive? because all emergency contraceptive( morning after pill ) are banned here in Philippines. Nordette 21 is available here. should i drink 4 tabs within 72 hrs of unprotected sex and 12 hrs after the 1st dosage? thanks pls reply... thank you.
Fri, 20 May 2011
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Hi
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In emergency contraception Levonorgesterol is to be taken in high dose within 72 hours of unprotected sex.It is not advisable to have this drug for emergency contraception.Try to find a drug which has Levonorgesterol and take.

I advise you to verify whether you need emergency contraception or not.If you are in your safe period , the chances of pregnancy would be very low and you dont need Emergency contraception.

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