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Levora should be taken within 72 hours

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I had sex a week before taking birth control (Levora); its m first time using birth control; and I strted taking the pill two days before my period was due, lately I have many pregnancy symptoms. I have also taken to preg, test both were neg.


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replied November 29th, 2010
Levora should be taken within 72 hours
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum.
The Levora pills are mostly used as emergency contraception, and should be taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse to prevent pregnancy. Taking it later than that might not work.
If you are having symptoms suggestive of pregnancy, then please go ahead with visiting your gynecologist for a thorough examination and a blood HCG level test to confirm/rule out pregnancy. Urine pregnancy tests might not be reliable due to high incidence of false negative test results (a negative result even though you are pregnant).
Take care.



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