Postinor 2 is a medication to prevent pregnancy
if you shine the sperm into the ovary, whether
intentional or not. It can prevent pregnancy 95%
in the first 24 hours after intercourse, it is used
as a form of emergency contraception (more
commonly known as a morning after pill).
Postinor-2 is formulated to function in a manner
similar to the female hormone progesterone
allowing for prevention of pregnancy if taken
within a reasonable period of time. Generally, it
is recommended that Postinor-2 be taken no
later than three days after having unprotected
EFFECTS OF POSTINOR 2
When taken in the middle of the menstrual cycle,
the preparation may inhibit ovulation. The pill
can cause changes in the menstrual cycle in the
lady. Your next period could start earlier or later
than expected and flow can be lighter or heavier
It can cause nauseating feeling which occurs in
approximately 25% of users vomiting
It can also bring about bleeding disturbances in
some cases, 2-3 days following tablet ingestion
Sometimes it can cause breast tenderness,
headache, dizziness, fatigue.
In the majority of cases the next period starts as
expected or somewhat earlier, if the period is
more than 7 days late it is recommended to
perform a pregnancy test.
In case of prolonged or heavy bleeding,
gynaecological examinations is advised.
If the user has a reported case of asthma, heart
failure, hypertension, migraine, epilepsy, renal
impairment, diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidaemia,
depression, and / or stroke, the preparation may
be used exclusively in the above mentioned
emergency cases. it is not appropriate for
The manufacturer of the emergency
contraceptive offers the efficiency of the pill
when it is taken as directed. Logically, the longer
the interval between unprotected sex and taking
the pill, the decrease in how effective it will be.
It is estimated that Postinor-2 will prevent 85%
of expected pregnancies. 95% of expected
pregnancies will be prevented if taken within the
first 24 hours.
How to take POSTINOR?
May I wait 72 hours to take the pill?
Not at all! The sooner the better: The earlier you
take the pill, the higher the chance to prevent
pregnancy. Some people call emergency
contraceptive pills “day after pills”. Well, you
don’t have to wait until the day after. You can
take POSTINOR Aftersex pill right away or use it
up to three days after unprotected sexual
intercourse or if you think your birth control
How to take POSTINOR?
POSTINOR is a single pill solution: only 1 pill,
and you can easily avoid abortion. There is 1 pill
in the pack. You have to take the POSTINOR pill
within 72 hours of having unprotected sex. (For 2
tablets version of POSTINOR: take the second
tablet exactly after 12 hours after the first.
Take it as soon as you can, the sooner the
The sooner you take it, the more likely it is to
work. Ideally, you should try to take the tablet
within 24 hours following unprotected
intercourse, as this is when it is most effective.
The efficacy of levonorgestrel Emergency
Contraception Pills depend on how many hours
have passed since you had unprotected sex.
If you’re worried about the possibility of an
unplanned pregnancy, it’s important to act now
rather than waiting till later.
When to take and not to take POSTINOR?
POSTINOR morning after pill is currently the
safest way to prevent pregnancy after
contraception failure or unprotected sexual
intercourse, with low incidence of side effects. It
is very unlikely that you will have any serious or
long term side effects after taking POSTINOR.
Usually you can carry on with your day as usual.
Do not take POSTINOR:
If you’re already pregnant, because it won’t work
although it will not harm you or your fetus.
If you’re allergic to levonorgestrel or other
ingredients in POSTINOR.
POSTINOR won’t protect you from HIV infection
(the virus of AIDS) or other sexually transmitted
How often can I take POSTINOR?
It’s not a regular method of contraception. Try
to use it rarely, in emergency only. But never
forget: it has much less side effects and health
risks than abortion pills or hospital abortion.
Generally speaking you should not take it more
than once within one menstrual cycle.
If POSTINOR is used more than once in a
menstrual cycle, it is more likely to upset your
menstrual cycle (period). POSTINOR does not
work as well as regular methods of
contraception. Your doctor, practice nurse or
family planning clinic can tell you about long-
term methods of contraception which are more
effective in preventing you from getting pregnant
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