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Took regestrone to delay periods, had unprotected sex, took ipill. Effect on periods?

hi, i am 19 and i took regestrone ( norethisterone ) to delay my periods for a couple of days while i took a vacation with my boyfriend. We ended up having unprotected sex a couple of times and i took an ipill ( levonorgestrel ) as an emergency contraceptive . i was still taking regestrone then. how will it affect my cycle now that i have stopped regestrone?
Asked On : Sun, 25 Nov 2012
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Hello there.

Thanks for writing.

Firstly regesterone use does not ensure that you would not get pregnant during their use.

Secondly multiple acts of intercourse at different times with use of i-pill only after one of the acts, does not ensure that you are protected from all unprotected acts.

Thus there is a high chance you may get pregnant.

Regesterone when stopped, periods occur within ten days. However if you get pregnant you wont menstruate even after stopping regesterone.

I-pill use does delay your periods or cause unexpected vaginal bleeding. However before assuming that the delay in period is due to i-pill use, you have to rule out pregnancy by urine test.

Take care.
Answered: Sun, 25 Nov 2012
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