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The morning after pill prevents pregnancy by stopping or delaying the ovaries from releasing an egg. If you’ve ovulated before taking the morning after pill, it won’t stop an egg meeting a sperm to create a pregnancy. For any specific question, read the product leaflet.
We collected some frequent questions about morning after pill to solve the most common doubts. If you need further help, don’t hesitate to contact us!
Morning after pill, or emergency contraceptive, has to be taken orally. For the best chance for it to work, you should take it as soon as possible.
Side effect changes from person to person. They might be: headache, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, lower abdominal pain or cramps, leeding between periods or heavier menstrual bleeding. In case of vomit within 2 hours after the assumption, you should take another dose.
You can take the Norlevo® within 3 days from the unprotected sex. EllaOne® pill within 5 days.
You can get the morning after pill at the counter, prescription is not necessary.
If you are underage (in Italy that means under 18 years old):
– you can get ellaOne® without medical prescription
– you can buy Norlevo® only with medical prescription.
Sure, we promise discreption and full support. Neither your parents nor relatives will know that.
No, you have to keep using condoms until the next period even if you normally use the contraceptive pill. After the intake, indeed, you’re not protected for the following days.
No, it doesn’t.
Absolutely not, morning after pill use is occasional and only in case of emergency.
As all contraceptives, it is not 100% effective.
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