Side Effects Of Ipill

I-pill is an emergency contraceptive pill which is used to prevent a pregnancy after the sexual act has occurred. Since it is a hormonal pill, it causes side effects such as vaginal bleeding, nausea, breast tenderness, abdominal pain, headache, weight gain, mood swings, etc.

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Will I-pill tablet work if taken two hours after the act?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 25 years old and she had her period on the 14th of last month. On the 1st of this month, while having intercourse, unfortunately, the condom broke. She had taken I-pill within two hours. Can you please advise if the tablet will work or not?  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. As you had I-pill, the chances of pregnancy are not there in your case. Delayed menses, if any, are due to hormonal imbalance caused by I-pill. Just wait and watch for your menses. For more information...  Read Full »

Is it safe to take a second I-pill after unprotected sex?

Query: Hello doctor,I had unprotected sex four days before, and my wife took an I-pill the next morning within 12 hours. I already have a 3-year-old child and do not want second pregnancy. Is it fine to take another I-pill tonight or tomorrow morning to be safer? What are ways to be sure of not having a pr...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for trusting us with your health care. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. Menstrual irregularities in your case, could be due to hormonal imbalance caused by an I pill (Emergency contraceptive pill). As you took I pill on time, the...  Read Full »

I have PCOD and I took I-pill. I still have not had my periods. What could be the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, I have taken Deviry 10 mg, and on the second day, I took I-pill and then Deviry 10 mg, and I still did not have my periods. Also, I have PCOD. Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for trusting us with your health care. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. Menstrual irregularities in your case could be due to hormonal imbalance caused by an I-pill and Deviry. As you took I-pill on time there is almost no chance of...  Read Full »

Can I still get pregnant after taking I-pill twice for having unprotected sex?

Query: Hello doctor,  I am 20 years old. I had my menses on the 24th or 26th of last month. I had unprotected sex with my partner on the 20th of this month. I took an I-pill three to four hours later. The next day early in the morning, around 5 AM we again had unprotected sex and he came inside me. 60 ho...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You had unprotected sex on the 28th or 30th day of your periods. So, the chances of pregnancy on these days is nil. Yet, you took an I-pill. So, the chance of pregnancy is further reduced. The second time you had sex would also not cause a pregnancy but, you had ano...  Read Full »

What are the side effects of Unwanted-72 pill?

Query: Hello doctor, I want to know about the Unwanted-72 pill. Does it have any side effects? I had unprotected sex with my fiance for the first time and I am confused about what to do. I want to know if this pill is safe.  Read Full »

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Unwanted 72 contains hormone in high load which helps to prevent pregnancy. You need to take this pill as early as possible and preferably within 72 hours of unprotected sex. Yes, there are some side effects which are temporary. It can cause spotting, b...  Read Full »

How long does it take to get periods after withdrawal bleeding?

Query: Hello doctor,I had my last period on the 30th of last month. I have a 25-day cycle with 5 days of bleeding. I had sex on the 6th of this month. Although we used withdrawal method, I took an ipill within six hours, just as a precaution. I started a light bleed on the 12th of this month until the 20t...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Since you have taken the emergency contraceptive pill within 72 hours of intercourse, there is no chance of pregnancy. The delay could be due to hormonal changes caused by the pill. And, the spotting which you had was withdrawal bleeding. However, if you are...  Read Full »

I had abdominal pain, cramps, thick brown discharge, and a delayed period after unprotected sex. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex last month-end. My period was due to this month beginning, but it was delayed for five days now, and I am having a lot of abdominal pain and cramps. Also, two days before morning, I got a slight thick brown discharge and heavy pain in the lower abdomen. I took table...  Read Full »

Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hi,Welcome to understand your concern.The i-Pill is a very good emergency contraception with a nearly 98 percent success rate. As we have already taken hormones in the previous cycle, and even i-Pill is a hormonal preparation, the date of the next cycle has changed, and the chances of ...  Read Full »

When to expect periods after an I-pill?

Query: Hi doctor, My girlfriend got her periods 20 days back. We had unprotected sex before 14 days and she took an I-pill after an hour. Now, she is suffering from bleeding since seven days which is not too heavy. But, she has lower abdomen pain and backache. Is there a chance for pregnancy? When to ex...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As she had the pill within the time as well as there was bleeding following that, chance of pregnancy is nil. Now, it is difficult to say about her next cycle. As this I-pill contains high hormone, it can mess up her inner hormonal balance. Due to this reason, she may...  Read Full »

After taking I-pill, my fiance did not have her periods. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,My fiance took an I-pill three months back after we had unprotected sex. But, she did not get her periods from the last three months. Is this normal? Is it a side effect of taking I-pill? Is she pregnant?  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns. An irregular menstrual cycle is one of the commonest side effects of an indiscriminate use of I-pill. I-pill contains same hormones which regulate the monthly cycles, but if taken often, they cause hormonal disturbances. ...  Read Full »

Is it acceptable to take I-pill at 50 years of age?

Query: Hi doctor, Is the I-pill safe and efficient for a woman who will turn 50 years old in a couple of months? What are the expected as well as possible side effects? She had unprotected sex 48 hours before. She is not menopausal yet but has irregular periods. She has never consumed an emergency contrace...  Read Full »

Dr. Meeta Airen

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Consuming I-pill once is perfectly safe even in 50 years if not menopausal. The minor side effects are abdominal pain, slight water retention and delay of menstruation the in next cycle. Do not worry. She can take it before 72 hours has completed. For further information...  Read Full »

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