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can i use Plan B while on my period

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Plan b will change up the mestrual cycle since it works by preventing ovulation. Bleeding is expected. You should always take a pregnancy test after u ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Unprotected sex: If you partner ejaculated inside of you during your period you could not conceive. If this isn't the case then you can take plan b.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
always possible: Your period can be late after taking Plan B it can also be late from increased workload and stress. Since you took Plan B while on your period you a ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Plan B: Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test ; noti ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Plan B: Not a use for plan B to delay your period. You need to go discuss birth control and delay of menses with your FP or GYN. There are several birth con ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
It works/Maybe/Maybe: Plan B can alter the menstrual bleeding for the cycle in which Plan B was taken, and sometimes the next cycle too. One should be sure to check a home ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Bleeding psot Plan B: You should not expect a normal flow after using plan b. Wait for you next period and if it's still abnormal follow up with your gyn.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Pregnancy? : Possibly pregnant. If you miss your period take the home pregnancy test, if it is negative, repeat in 1-2 weeks.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Where are you in your pill pack? If early, may experience some bleeding within a few days of finishing plan b.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Plan B at 57?: Your profile states your are 57, so it's not clear why you are taking oral contraceptives or Plan B. Please clarify for an answer to your question.

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