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i am using the contraceptive desogestrel. i was sick last night

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i am using the contraceptive desogestrel. i was sick last night before taking my pill and used a condom when having sex to be extra safe. this then broke. should i use the morning after pill or will i be safe as i was sick before i took the pill
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Can I ask your first name?

Customer: tracey
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Hi Tracey Nice to meet you

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Did you swallow the pill and keep it down?

Customer: you too
Customer: yes i did
Dr. Phil, MD :

Ok then you are fine

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no worries

Customer: i am always very causious and worry when i am sick so always use another type of contraceptive aswell it just so happened to break this time
Customer: i took the pill around 5 hrs later than what i would usually take it should this affect it atall
Dr. Phil, MD :

No it wouldn't

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you will be fine

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no one takes them exactly on the dot

Customer: okay thank you you have put my mind at rest
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you're welcome

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any more questions?

Customer: no i don't think so.. i thought it would be fine but just wanted to make sure
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