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Can i use nordette as an emergency contraception?

hello doctors, can i use Nordette as an emergency contraceptive? i have sex pasts 60 hours already.. here in philippines all emergency contraceptive are banned like plan B. Only Nordette are available here in philippines. pls help me thanks.
Thu, 19 May 2011
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Hi,thanks for query.In case of non availability of other drugs you can take this.They are effective up to about past 120 hours.The dose is different then routine,.please check it with your chemist.bye.
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