Frequently Asked Questions: Emergency Pill

  • What do I need to know about the emergency pill

  • What are the side effects of the emergency pill?

  • How effective is the Emergency contraceptive pill?

  • Am I still at risk of pregnancy if I have sex after taking the emergency contraceptive pill?

  • How long after having unprotected sex can the emergency pill be taken?

  • Can I use the emergency pill with any other forms of contraception, e.g. if I have forgotten to take my contraceptive pill?

  • Should women use emergency contraception as a regular method of contraception?

  • Will the emergency pill cause me to have an abortion?

  • Is it safe to use the emergency pill more than once a month?

  • Does emergency contraception disrupt an existing pregnancy?

  • Does emergency contraception cause birth defects?

  • Why did the emergency pill fail me?

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