What Are The Side Effects Of Emergency Pill?

Is it a must to bleed after taking emergency pills?

Experiencing light bleeding, often called spotting, after taking the morning-after pill is pretty normal.

It’s one of a few mild side effects of emergency contraception that go away on their own..

How long can periods delay after taking emergency pills?

Using the morning-after pill may delay your period by up to one week. If you don’t get your period within three to four weeks of taking the morning-after pill, take a pregnancy test.

Does bleeding after Plan B mean it worked?

It’s not common, but Plan B can lead to unexpected spotting and bleeding. According to the package insert, Plan B can cause other changes to your period, such as heavier or lighter bleeding or getting your period earlier or later than normal.

How do I know I pill has worked?

The only way to know if the morning after pill has been effective at preventing pregnancy is if your next period arrives when it should. The morning after pill works by delaying ovulation so that you don’t release an egg for remaining sperm in your system to fertilize.

Is one pill enough to stop pregnancy?

The pill is available as a single tablet or two tablets to be consumed within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. The effectiveness of the pill is 90 per cent with the failure rate being upto 10 per cent.

Can taking too many Plan B pills make you infertile?

No. Using emergency contraception (EC), also known as the morning-after pill, more than once does not affect a woman’s fertility — and it will not prevent her from becoming pregnant in the future. Women should feel free to use EC whenever they think it’s necessary.

Can I take 2 Ipill in a week?

It is possible to take the morning after pill twice in one week, but it is not recommended for regular use. The morning after pill contains a very high dose of hormones. If taken occasionally, the hormones should not be in your body long enough to cause any harmful effects.

How many morning after pills can you take in your life?

While manufacturers of the levonorgestrel pill do not recommend taking an emergency contraceptive pill more than once in a cycle (3), The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and manufactures of the progestin-only pill contradicts this and states that it is okay (2,4).

What will happen after taking emergency pills?

Your menstrual flow may be lighter or heavier than usual. Most women get their next period within 7 days of the expected date. If you do not get your period within 3 weeks after taking emergency contraception, you might be pregnant. Contact your provider.

How harmful is emergency contraception?

“Besides side effects, like nausea, heavy bleeding and cramps, regular use of emergency contraception may cause infertility and in some instances increase the risk of cancer,” declared one BBC story on emergency contraceptive pills in Kenya.

What happens if you take the emergency pill too much?

A person can take Plan B emergency contraception as often as necessary to prevent pregnancy. It does not carry any long-term risks, and it will not affect a person’s future fertility. Short-term side effects are common and include nausea, vomiting, and spotting between periods.