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Can levonorgestrel be taken more than once?

It is safe to take levonorgestrel by mouth more than once. However, it is not intended for use as a regular contraceptive. If you need to use emergency contraception frequently, you should talk to a healthcare provider about a birth control method that will suit your lifestyle.

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Who should take levonorgestrel?
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Are there any risks in taking levonorgestrel?
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What should I know about levonorgestrel before taking it?
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Does the levonorgestrel-releasing implant interfere with sex?
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