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Next Choice (levonorgestrel) for Emergency Contraception: I'm 38, took the pill, had light cramping off and on but no period. A very light spotting that I wouldn't even consider a period. Now a month and 1/2 later, still no period. I've taken 3 pregnancy tests and all have been negative. I'm hoping I will start my period soon but if not I guess its a trip to the doctor.
Next Choice (levonorgestrel) for Emergency Contraception: Took the one-dose pill 12 hours after unprotected sex. No immediate side effects. 5 days later I got a very heavy, crampy period 13 days before my scheduled period. Didn't enjoy having this period a week after my scheduled period first ended, but the pill was effective and I'd use it again if I had to.
Next Choice (levonorgestrel) for Emergency Contraception: I took Next Choice about 2-3 hours after unprotected sex. About 5 days later, I had a very, very light period that lasted for about 3 days. I was so scared it was implantation bleeding. Two weeks after, I had 2 days of a super light period again, then 3 days of an actual period. Not pregnant!
Next Choice (levonorgestrel) for Emergency Contraception: Took Next Choice 12 hours after intercourse, on day 13 of cycle. I didn't fully understand how much ovulation increased your chances of conception, so I didn't know taking Next Choice was worthless at that time. Felt weird the first day, and a little queasy, but really I had no side effects. I was terrified that I would be in agony and vomiting. Nothing though. The next two weeks were horrible with anxiety. I started getting period cramps 7 (constant) days before actual period, and would get nauseous in car as well. Neither of these two symptoms normally happen to me. It was probably because of stress though. I got my period today, right when it was due (15 days after taking Next Choice). Ladies, don't have sex near ovulation if not on birth control.
Next Choice (levonorgestrel) for Emergency Contraception: I took this one hour after unprotected sex and I am not pregnant! It was in the middle of my cycle so I was very worried I would conceive, but the medicine thankfully worked. I have had a lot of bad side effects (nausea, fatigue, early period lasting 2 weeks) but I will take those over pregnancy. Overall happy with it.
Next Choice (levonorgestrel) for Emergency Contraception: I took this pill the same day after unprotected sex and was told that I would have horrible side effects and this was my first time ever taking an emergency contraceptive pill. After I took it, I kept waiting to feel pain but I had NO side effects at ALL which made me very happy. I'm going to take a test in the next week or two to see if it worked.
Review by Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month):
Next Choice (levonorgestrel) for Emergency Contraception: I had unprotected sex. One hour after this happened I took this pill. A couple of weeks following I had almost all the side effects it warned of, which were horrible, but I did NOT end up becoming pregnant! Feeling under the weather for a little while is way better than becoming a mommy before you're ready!
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Next Choice (levonorgestrel) for Emergency Contraception: It was a horrible experience. I had 4 hours of severe left side abdominal pain that radiated to my back. I felt like I was going to pass out when I stood up and had to stay in bed.
Next Choice (levonorgestrel) for Emergency Contraception: I just took it yesterday and I can barely walk from the sharp lower left hand side pain on my back. I haven't eaten anything and my boyfriend still thinks I'm pregnant. I hope I'm not. Next week I will take a test to see but overall I'm hoping this pill works for me.
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