Morning After Pill Information

There are different types of Morning After Pills, which are not the same as the Abortion Pill that is taken after a pregnancy is confirmed. The Morning After Pill is taken within 72 hours after unprotected sex. It works to:

  1. prevent or delay ovulation
  2. prevent fertilization
  3. prevent implantation after an embryo is fertilized (thereby causing an early abortion).

There are side effects and risks associated with using the morning-after pill. They can include:

  • Breast tenderness
  • Bleeding between periods or heavier than usual menstrual bleeding
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Lower abdominal pain or cramping
  • Nausea, stomach upset, and vomiting

Consult with your healthcare provider to determine if this is necessary. Using the morning after pill can delay your period by up to one week. Call your doctor right away if you experience any bleeding or spotting that does not resolve within a week. 

Please note that Care Net does not provide access to the Morning After Pill. If you have taken the morning after pill, and would like information about the possibility of reversing its effects, please click here for more information.

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