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birth control pill taken do i need plan b

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: But it cannot hurt to take a morning after pill. There is a very low chance of pregnancy with no missed pills, but with every missed pill the chances ... Read More
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
You might not have 2: But if you want to be extra cautious this would be a good thing to do. Forgetting two pills in a pack in theory makes enough of a drop in efficacy th ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: If you have had a period since intercourse and it was normal in duration and flow and happened when it was supposed to happen, you don't need plan B. ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Plan B One Step: can be taken with regular oral contraceptives. However, if you are taking oral contraceptives consistently & correctly - if would obviate the nee ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: Plan b needs to be taken within 72 hours of intercourse. It would take a lot longer than that to determine if you were pregnant from that episode of i ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aimee Barton
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Yes: If you forget your birth control pill, you should take it as soon as you remember it. However, if you don't remember to take it until time for the ne ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
15 years experience Pharmacology
Increased sideeffect: Its not advisable to take both Plan B and a birth control pill together. Either regimen if taken properly lowers the risk of pregnancy. Taking these ... Read More
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Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Plan B: Depending on the kind of birth control pill, they contain similar hormones related to progesterone, levonorgestrel. It isn't necessary to take plan b ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: In general you do not need to take Plan B if you were already on birth control. Most antibiotics will not interact with either Plan B or birth control ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Should be fine: Plan b is nothing more than a higher dose of the pill. If you don't have any trouble with plan b, you should be fine taking the pill.
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