Abortion pills, including mifepristone, are still legal and available through Hey Jane.

What are the main side effects of emergency contraception pills?

Some people have nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness, stomach cramps, or breast pain for a short time after taking the pill. Your next period might come later than normal and the flow can be different—this is all normal. It takes about 2 weeks for the pregnancy hormone to show up on a home pregnancy test, so you can try to take one as early as 2 weeks after having unprotected sex and redo it around 4 weeks if you’re still unsure. Even if you took emergency contraception one time, you can get pregnant if you have unprotected sex again afterwards.

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