planning baby

Emergency Contraceptive Pills - Know about iPill and Unwanted 72, How to use ipill

  • 4.9 (5 Votes)
  • 20923 views

Emergency Contraceptive Pills such as iPill and Unwanted 72 are the most effective contraceptive pills. These medications are the answer to how to avoid pregnancy. I-Pill side effects include weight gain, mood swings, blood clot formation, and hormonal imbalances. Women must learn the right way about how to use ipill.

If you had a session of unprotected sex, and not looking forward to get pregnant, emergency contraceptive is something to think about especially when you are not on regular birth control. There are medicines, which can help you avoid unwanted pregnancy even when you take them in a short notice period of seventy-two hours of having sex. This article gives all the necessary details about I pill and Unwanted 72. These are two of the most commonly used emergency contraceptive methods worldwide. These pills are also known as morning-after pills and are very popular among women for avoiding pregnancy on an emergency basis.

Protected Sex is Always Best to Avoid Pregnancy

Pregnancy is considered as the best phase in a woman’s life. This is a transition phase where she changes from a pampered girl to a mature and caring woman. However, this is again a choice. A woman has the right to choose whether she wants to be pregnant or not. Therefore, for those who think that there is still time to start a family, emergency contraception is one effective way to avoid a pregnancy even after not being on birth control and having unprotected sex. The fear of conception can cause unwanted emotions like guilt, anxiety, regret, and irritation, hence having these pills as a quick solution at hand can be of great help.

Normally, when we go to the market there is a plethora of emergency contraceptive pills. However, medical research has proved that I pill and unwanted 72 are the best among them. These two are the products of Cipla-one, one of the most well known pharmaceutical companies producing effective birth control medicines worldwide.

1. How do I-Pill and Unwanted 72 Work?

The mechanism involved in these pills works in two ways:

  • They either stop an egg released from ovaries to be fertilized by the sperm.
  • It can also prevent the sperm from fertilizing the egg.

In any case, it does not allow the egg to be fertilized by a sperm and get attached to the womb.

Side effects of i pill, Unwanted 72

2. How to Use I-pill and Unwanted 72

It is essential to know about a medicine before consuming it hence you should know about the instructions to take these pills for desired results. 

  • These pills should be taken within 72 hours of theintercourse. Once this period is over, they do not work.
  • When a woman takes this tablet, they should stop taking other birth control pills for that day. They can resume other pills the day after.
  • It comes as an oral tablet. It should always be taken after having some food.

3. Side Effects of I-Pill and Unwanted 72

Unwanted 72 and I-pill are very effective and widely used emergency birth control. However, in spite of their intended uses and safe consumption, there are many side effects caused by them. Here is the list of side effects that can be caused by I-pill and unwanted 72:

  • Breathing problems:
  • Chest pain
  • Dizziness
  • Blood clot formation
  • Diarrhea
  • Stroke
  • Weight gain
  • It can reduce sexual interest
  • Leads to rashes 
  • Nausea, headache, and various hormonal imbalances
  • Abdominal pain and Cramps
  • A blurring of vision, redness or swollen eyes
  • Hair loss
  • Mood swings

i pill tablet, Unwanted 72

4. I-Pill and Unwanted 72 Precautions

There are some precautions that you might keep in mind before taking these pills:

  • Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding: If you suffer from abnormal bleeding from the vagina, then you should not take this medicine.
  • Allergy: If you have been allergic to levonorgestrel or any other component present along with it, then you should not take the risk by the consumption of this medicine.
  • Breast Cancer: If you have or ever had breast cancer, then this medicine is not for you.
  • Stroke: If you face any bleeding disorder of the brain or have suffered any stroke in the past, then it is wise to not to take these pills.
  • Blood Clotting Disorder: Women, who have blood clotting disorder, should not use these contraceptive pills.
  • Porphyria: It is a rare genetic disorder of blood and lymphatic system. If you have it, then try to avoid contraceptive pills.
  • Liver or Kidney Impairment: This medicine should be used with caution if you have an impaired liver or kidney The use of this medicine should be stopped if you see symptoms like jaundice, edema.
  • Diabetes: This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from diabetes. You should have a more frequent monitoring of the blood sugar levels while taking this medicine.

5. The Effectiveness of I-Pill and Unwanted 72

  • I-pill and unwanted 72 has ninety- five percent chances of preventing a pregnancy successfully.
  • Rest five percent is at risk.

6. I-Pill and Unwanted 72 Dosage

  • There is two recommended dosage for I-pill and unwanted 72. You should take the first one as soon as possible. After the consumption of first, take the second one 12 hours later. The first dose must be taken within 72 hours (three days) after unprotected sex. The sooner you take the medicine, the better it works.
  • If you throw up the medicine within one hour of taking it, you need to take another dose. You should not take any extra contraceptive pills. It will not decrease the chance of getting pregnant, but can cause some adverse effects.

7. I-Pill and Unwanted 72 Price

Tablet

Price

I-pill

75 for a single pill

Unwanted 72

80 for a single pill

8. I-Pill and Unwanted 72 Interactions

With Periods

Taking I-pill or unwanted 72 can affect menstrual cycle. It can delay next cycle or cause it to come early. There can also be heave flow as an effect of the pills. The cramps or pain can increase.

With Alcohol

You should avoid or minimize the consumption of alcohol if you are taking this medicine. You should also consult a doctor regarding the same.

With Pregnant Women

This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Even if you are planning a baby in near future, then also avoid having these medicines. This medicine should be taken only if you do not want a baby in near future.

While Breastfeeding

This medicine can be used by women who breastfeed. However, you should consult your doctor before taking it.

Things to know About I-Pill and Unwanted 72

  • These pills are a way to avoid unwanted pregnancy and not abortion pills. Therefore, they should not be taken by women who have already conceived
  • These are different from daily birth control pills like Femilon. You should take them only in case of emergency.
  • Femilon Tablet is used for oral contraception. It prevents pregnancy, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, and recurrent miscarriages. It does not work as 72-hour emergency pills.
  • I-pill and unwanted 72 are hormones inducing pills. They affect menstruation cycle but they do not complicate it if not taken on a regular basis.
  • These pills cannot protect from HIV/AIDS or other STD (sexually transmitted diseases).
  • You do not require a medical prescription to buy these pills.

Hope this article gave you all the details about I-pill and unwanted 72. Follow Elawoman blog to get all the latest updates regarding infertility, IVF and surrogacy-related information. You can also call on the given number for any pregnancy or infertility related issue- +917899912611.

Recommended Reads:

All About Birth Control Pills and I-Pill

Which are the Best Emergency Contraceptive Pills in India?

The Side Effects of I-Pill

Uses and Side effects of Oral Contraceptive Pills and I-Pill

Best Oral Contraceptive Pills in India

Dr. Sohani Verma

About The Author

Infertility Specialist Dr. Sohani Verma
Delhi

Dr. Sohani Verma is an infertility specialist, gynecologist and obstetrician specializing in Infertility treatments like IUI, IVF, Endometriosis treatment and Menopausal problems treatment. She completed MBBS from Jabalpur University in 1976 and then pursued MRCOG from Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, United Kingdom in 1983. She has also pursued FRCOG, FICOG, FIMSA, PGDMLS, PGDHHM, FMAS. Dr. Sohani has treated several patients with different types of health problems successfully and helped them achieve the desired results. Dr. Sohani is presently practicing at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Sarita Vihar, Delhi.

5 Comments

user_img

Akruti Sinha

Very easy to take. You can take emergency contraceptive pills right after sex.

Sept. 22, 2018, 6:53 a.m. 5.0

user_img

Binanzi Cruzer

This article states that it is a choice to become pregnant. I believe that sincerely because a woman has a "choice" to have sex. There are natural ways to avoid pregnancy that don't involve taking pills, injections, 'devices'. Why do we treat our fertility looks like a disease? More harm had c...

June 21, 2018, 12:55 a.m. 5.0

user_img

Shruti Jain

When I took unwanted 72, I always have spotting and head ache. I will try to use any other contraceptive measure.

June 12, 2018, 8:13 a.m. 5.0

user_img

Amar Singh

I had unprotected sex yesterday night and forgot that I'm on my fertile period, so popped in an I pill but what's making me worry is that it was after 20 hours of the act.

Oct. 4, 2017, 3:26 p.m. 4.5

user_img

Shrabani Saha

As far as I know I pill is a highly effective birth control pill but there are some side effects of i pill like abdominal bloating, anxiety, irritability, depression and sometimes muscular pain and spasm. So consult a doctor always before taking it.

Oct. 4, 2017, 3:19 p.m. 5.0

View all comments

Leave a Comment

Rating

Disclaimer

The information displayed on this webpage covers general information on several medical conditions, fertility treatments, IVF ICSI, surrogacy procedure, home remedies, and their respective treatments. The exclusive purpose of the displayed information is for the sake of general understanding and it has been collected from open sources which heavily rely on research and laboratory tests. However, the information shared here should not be considered as a medical advice or an alternative to consultation with a registered medical practitioner or licensed healthcare professional.

It is not advised to self-diagnose or treat any medical condition or disease following the information given in this article. We insist you to consult a registered practitioner and never try to replace their advice or discontinue treatment in between by relying solely on the information obtained. External links to different websites as well as videos given on the website serve the purpose of sharing knowledge only. Ela being an Independent Medical Information platform is neither responsible nor guarantees the authenticity, reliability, and accuracy of these videos and websites in any way. We do not intend the information displayed here to be used for a medical emergency, if you seek medical attention for yourself (or any other person with whom you want to share the information with), we advise you to directly get in touch with the hospital or the doctor.

Related Article view all

Planning Baby
How to get pregnant fast - How often to have sex to get pregnant?

If you thinking that how to get pregnant fast, then you can implement these tips and these can answer your query on how to become pregnant. Make sure that you keep a track of ovulation and have sex during your fertile period. Both the partners need to stay away from stress to manage their fertility.

Read More

Planning Baby
How to find out the Most Fertile Days to Plan Pregnancy?

You can easily find out the most fertile days to plan pregnancy with ovulation tracker, calculating fertility days, checking Basal Body Temperature (BBT), observing vaginal discharge, and noting other physical signs. The fertile period of a woman usually starts after 10-12 days of the 28 day cycle.

Read More

Planning Baby
What are the top 6 risk factors of pregnancy after 30 and success rates?

Risk factors of pregnancy after 30 years of age includes miscarriage, premature birth, birth defects, increased chances of infertility, high blood pressure, gestational diabetes, multiple births. IVF success rates after 30 is below 40% and reduces with the increase in age of the woman.

Read More

More From Author

Fertility Basics
Know about Human Reproduction with Fertility - Phases of Natural Human Reproduction

Know about Human Reproduction with Fertility - Phases of Natural Human Reproduction

posted on 21 Jul 2017 4.9/ 5

Human reproduction is mainly divided into 3 phases such as Ovulation, Fertilization, and Implantation. Symptoms of ovulation are crucial as they signify fertile period...

Read More

Fertility Basics
Male infertility - Diagnostic tests to detect male infertility

Male infertility - Diagnostic tests to detect male infertility

posted on 21 Jul 2017 4.9/ 5

Diagnostic tests to detect male infertility includes CBC test, ESR test, Blood Sugar test, VDRL test, and Hepatitis test. These medical tests are essential to perform ...

Read More

Fertility Basics
Warning signs of male infertility as the cause of lack of pregnancy

Warning signs of male infertility as the cause of lack of pregnancy

posted on 21 Jul 2017 4.9/ 5

Warning signs of male infertility includes a range of healthcare problems such as Erectile Dysfunction, Premature Ejaculation, Gynecomastia, Changes in hair growth, an...

Read More

Trending Articles

surrogacy
surrogacy

5 Best Surrogacy Doctors in India

posted on 21 Jul 2017 4.5 / 5(1 Votes)

Find the list of best surrogacy doctors in India who offers the best treatment with the highest success rate. The list has been categorized on the basis of doctors fame, experience, reviews, ratings, and cost. Dr. Mohit Saraogi from Saraogi Hospitals and IRIS IVF Centre and Dr. Kaberi Banerjee from Advanced Fertility Centre top the list of the best surrogacy doctors in India.

Read More

IVF
ivf

Best IVF Doctors in India with Highest Success Rates

posted on 21 Jul 2017 4.7 / 5(3 Votes)

Find here the list of best IVF doctors in India on the basis of Ratings, Success Rate, Services offered, IVF cost packages and available Facilities. Dr. Nisha Bhatnagar, Dr. Kaberi Banerjee and Dr. Anjali A Deval top the list of such IVF doctors in India due to their unique pricing system, popularity and high success rate.

Read More

surrogacy
surrogacy

Top Surrogacy Centres in India with Highest Success Rates

posted on 21 Jul 2017 4.8 / 5(2 Votes)

In this article we bring you the best Surrogacy Centres and clinics in India with Review Ratings, Cost Estimates, and Surrogacy Success Rate to help you make the best choice. Aveya IVF and Surrogacy Centre and Advanced Fertility and Surrogacy Centre tops the list of such surrogacy centres in India due to their low treatment costs, popularity and high success rates.

Read More