Is it safe to take emergancy contraceptive pill once or twice in a month ? i and my partner have sex once or twice in a month so without using condom as a regular contraception is it ok to take emergancy contraceptive pill once or twice in a month

Emergency contraceptive pills

Emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs) are for emergency use only. They are not recommended for routine use because they are less effective than regular contraceptives and can have unpleasant side-effects. However, although not recommended, repeated ECP use is not known to pose health risks to users.

Because ECPs can delay ovulation, a woman could be at risk of pregnancy in the first few days after treatment. Women should abstain from having intercourse or use an effective method of contraception for the remainder of the treatment cycle and thereafter. Consider one of the methods at this website for better birth control.

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Hi, You can use Plan B more


You can use Plan B more than once a month although it is not recommend as a regular form of birth control as it is not effective.

"Plan B One-Step™ should only be used in emergencies, but there is NO MEDICAL REASON WHY YOU CANNOT USE IT MORE THAN ONCE. Don't be afraid to use Plan B One-Step™ when you need to, but remember that it should never replace routine methods of contraception, as it simply isn't as effective."

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