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Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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Would like to know effectiveness of levonelle - had unprotected

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Would like to know effectiveness of levonelle - had unprotected sex today but only taken combined pills, last period was 6th May and don't have regular periods - approx 34 day cycle. Have taken levonelle now, will this be effective
Hi--how long ago was the sex and what did you mean by combined pills?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
This afternoon
Loestrin 20
OK--the Levonelle is very effective and if taken withing 24 hours of sex 95 out of 100 women will have prevented a pregnancy so there should be no problem with your avoiding being pregnant
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Even with it being so far through my cycle ?
Even so--no problem with that Marie
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