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Side Effects of Postinor 2(P2)

It is an emergency contraceptive aimed at preventing pregnancy.Also known as the morning pill.However it can not be used as a regular method.It is usually effective when used within 72 hours.So the earlier you take the pill,the higher the chance to prevent pregnancy.

The efficacy of levonorgestrel depends on how many hours have passed from the time you had unprotected intimacy.It works in two ways;if taken before ovulation it delays the release of the egg and if taken after ovulation it may interfere with the transport of the egg.


1.If you already pregnant

2.Allergic reaction to postinor ingredients

3. Postinor does not protect Sti's and HIV.

Side Effects Include;

1.Nausea and vomiting

2.Stomach pain-it can include muscle pain which ranges from mild ,moderate and severe.

3.Tender Breasts-Hormones can cause your breasts to swell and lead to tenderness.

4.Increased Vaginal bleeding-due alteration of hormones it can lead to heavy menstrual bleeds.

5.Infertility as when used frequently it can cause this as a long term side effect.

People should avoid using this drug as a method of contraception and opt for other non-hormonal methods.The ones below 18 years should abstain.

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