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About Emergency Contraceptive Pills
You can use Emergency Contraceptive pills (EC pills)
EC pills are taken after unprotected sex to prevent a pregnancy.
When should I use EC pills?
EC pills should be used as soon as possible if you
EC pills should not be used as a regular birth
What do EC pills do?
EC pills lower the chances you will get pregnant
How do EC pills work?
EC pills come in different forms.
What do some women like about
What do some women dislike?
Women can use EC safely.
EC pills have not been shown to cause any
How do I use EC Pills?
Your Family PACT provider or pharmacist will
When EC comes in two doses, some providers
The main thing to remember is:
Some women get an upset stomach after
If you vomit within 2 hours of taking EC pills,
If you do not get your period within three
We called a Family PACT provider right away
What about the side effects of EC?
You may have these side effects when you
Where can I get EC pills?
Most pharmacies and many Family PACT
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