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Can a breast feeding mother who has a 7 weeks old baby take postinor because she doesn't want to be pregnant again after having 4...
It is better to use a more reliable and consistent form of family planning while breastfeeding instead of emergency contraception like Postinor
Please can a breastfeeding mother take postinor 2?
Postinor-2 is only intended as an emergency measure. If you have not already done so you should discuss with your doctor other methods of long term contraception.
You should not breast feed within three days after taking Postinor-2.
CONTRACEPTIVECan a breastfeeding mother take Postinor 2 ?
No, at all. Normally, Postinor-2 is identified or contained in natural breast milk. It is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women
Is postpill as effective as Postinor 2?
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

Both Postinor-2 and postpill are emergency contraceptive. Not intended as a regular method of contraception and they are both effective if taken not more than 72 hours after unprotected intercourse. Please note that both Postinor-2 and Postpill will not prevent you from sexually transmitted diseases.
How long in days or weeks will Postpill or Postinor 2 delay menstruation?
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It depends and it's very relative. Typically your next menstrual period may come on time. But atimes, it may be either be early or late but shouldn't be more than one week late . If your next period is more than 1 week late, or if it is unusually light, perform a pregnancy test. If you do not have a menstrual period after 3 weeks of taking Postinor-2, you may be pregnant.
Can I take two Postinor tablets at once?
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The manufacturer recommends that Postinor-2 tablets should be taken as; first tablet as soon as possible, while the second tablet should be taken 12hrs after the first one.
Can a breastfeeding or nursing mother take Postinor 2 after unprotected sex?I'm a FTM on Saturday is making me 2 months I put to bed through CS and I made love with my hubby Today. Can I take Postinor 2
Yes, using progestin-only emergency contraceptive pills within 72 hours of unprotected sex once will probably not affect either the quantity or quality of the milk your breasts are producing. But I will advise you get a family planning to avoid unplanned pregnancy while nursing your baby
Please, How effective is Postinor 2? Is it possible to get pregnant after taking Postinor 2? I will like to know the possible side...
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Postinor 2 is mostly used as an emergency birth control pill. Normally it should be used within the 72 hours you had an unprotected sexual intercourse. it is about 95% effective but the longer the time it takes to use it, the less effective it becomes.

Possible Side effects of Postinor 2 you should know are nausea, Abdominal pain
fatigue, headache, menstrual changes, dizziness, breast tenderness or vomiting

But note that you can't take Postinor 2 if you're are pregnant. If you previously had unprotected intercourse more than 72 hours earlier in the same menstrual cycle, as you may already be pregnant or you're are experiencing vaginal bleeding for which the reason is not known, you can't take Postinor 2
How effective is Sendinor 2 Contraceptive and what are the side effects? Which one is better between Postinor 2 and Sendinor 2?
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Sendinor 2 is an Emergency birth control pill intended for use within 72 hours of unprotected sexual intercourse. Sendinor 2 Contraceptive is normally used to prevent pregnancy when taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. It is most effective in the first 24 hours after intercourse. Side effects include Headache, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Breast tenderness, Abdominal pains, Fatigue, Nausea, vomiting, menstrual spotting between Periods and the Early or Delayed onset of next Menstrual Period. Both Postinor 2 and Sendinor 2 perform the same function
I had an unprotected sex with my Fiance yesterday and he was sure that there was no ejaculation though had Postinor 2. Are there a...
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

IF the drug was taken within 72 hours after the sex, there should be no cause for alarm.