Emergency Contraceptive Pill

As the name suggests, the tablets that are used to prevent unwanted pregnancy after unprotected intercourse is called emergency contraceptive pills (ECP). They can be taken up to 72 hours after unprotected sex. Generally, ECP contains Levonorgestrel or Ulipristal acetate.

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Should my fiancee consume a contraceptive pill in case she misses her period?

Query: Hi doctor, My fiancee and I had sex this weekend. It was unprotected and I ejaculated inside. We had sex during her safe days. She is expecting her periods in a day or two. Can there be any chance of delay in her periods? Can she consume a contraceptive pill within 72 hours and avoid pregnancy? I ha...  Read Full »


Dr. Aparna M Sathawane

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Childbirth Educator, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If she is getting regular 30 days period cycle and you had intercourse after the 20th day of her period then there are no chances of pregnancy. Also, no need to take any contraceptive pill as her periods are due in two to three days. The period can delay because of ...  Read Full »

Should I take an I-pill if there is ejaculation near the anus?

Query: Hello doctor, I delivered a baby five weeks back. It was a normal delivery with episiotomy. My wound has healed now. My husband and I have not resumed our sexual relationship as we are waiting for six weeks period completion as advised by the gynecologist. But last night, he was hugging me naked fr...  Read Full »


Dr. Aparna M Sathawane

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Childbirth Educator, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Although, there are very fewer chances of pregnancy, you can go for a copper-T insertion as contraception. For more information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/obstetrician-and-gynaecologist  Read Full »

My girlfriend had bleeding after taking the i-pill. Is this a sign of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My girlfriend, a 20-year-old virgin female, and I had sex but no intercourse was made as it was our first time. I ejaculated outside of her. For safe side, she took i-pill within two hours. Later on the 7th day, she started having pain in her lower abdomen and saw a drop of blood...  Read Full »


Dr. Aparna M Sathawane

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Childbirth Educator, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If there was no intercourse then there was no need of taking i-pill. The bleeding after taking the i-pill was due to its withdrawal effects. There are no chances of pregnancy. For more information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist o...  Read Full »

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