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How effective is plan b

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Plan B: Plan B One-Step is up to 89 % effective when taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex. It can reduce chance of pregnancy by up to 95% if u ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Plan B: Plan B One-Step is up to 89 % effective when taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex. It can reduce chance of pregnancy by up to 95% if u ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Plan B: Plan b one-step can reduce your risk of pregnancy by up to 95% is used within 24 hours of sex. Taking it within 72 hours after unprotected sex reduces ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Quite effective: Emergency contraception (EC) pills are used after sex to lower the chance of pregnancy by about 70-80%. EC is a high dose of birth control. Abnormal b ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Plan B: is most effective when taken within the first 24 hours of intercourse and loses some effectiveness the further out it is taken. It is still effective ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably effective: Plan B is 95% effective if taken within 24 hours after intercourse. Its intended for use in an emergency so there is not a lot of research on what ha ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Effective: Plan B is more effective the sooner it is taken. Within the first 24 hours it is 95% effective. This falls to 85-87% at 72 hours.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Having taken Plan B: Previously does not make it less effective. Plan b one-step can reduce your risk of pregnancy by up to 95% is used within 24 hours of sex. It is up to ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Not very: Plan B works about 50% of the time. Pregnancy occurs one to five days after sex. 60 hours after sex may be way too late to prevent pregnancy.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Plan B: Plan B should still be effective

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