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Can i use sprintec 28 as an emergency contraceptive?

i missed my pill yesterday and had unprotected sex last night. Im on sprintec 28 can i use that as an emergency contraceptive?
Fri, 20 May 2011
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General Surgeon 's  Response
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     sprintec 28 is a contraceptive pill not an emergency contraceptive pills. by forgetting one pill ,you can take two pills next day.I don` think you need emergency contraceptive pills.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Shainaz Arif Kaware's  Response
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Sprintec 28 is a oestrogen+progesterone combination and a regular daily contraceptive.It is in no way an emergency contraceptive so it is not to be used.If you want to use a emergency contraceptive get it prescribed by consulting a doctor and if you are sexually active and do it often then it will be better to take sprintec 28 as a daily contraceptive to avoid pregnancy.
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