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I feel so tired and like I always want to take a nap. please help

I had a postinor 2 tablet 24 hours after intercourse, did everything as usual (as its not the first time im taking the pill) but the difference was that I had some alchohol in blood this 2 days taking postinor. Now, 24 hours after taking the second tablet I feel very lightheaded, dizzy and kind of weak, when i wake up im abit sweaty and hot. I know its a normal side-effect as the package says but is there any way to stop it sooner, and it never happened to me before. I feel so tired and like i always want to take a nap. help.
Mon, 2 May 2011
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Hi rosscarmell;
welcome to HealthcareMagic
Postinor 2 is a emergency contraceptive ;being progestrone or a hormonal preparation it has got side effects like dizziness;nausea;epigastric discomfort.So as it is it has few side effects which might have got enhanced by the effect of alcohol.If it settles fine if not then please consult a doctor and never again take alcohol with Postinor 2 or any medicines as it may harm you.
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is there anything i can do to speed up my recovery from this side effects?
( light headed + diziness)
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