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Plan b and birth control pills

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period).

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Mechanisms differ: Plan b is levonorgestrel. It alters the tubes to prevent passage of the eggs and sperm and prevent fertilization. It also alters the endometrium to pr ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unknown: When a woman takes hormones to manipulate their period, the result can be totally different from woman to woman. Once you start your cycle, it may ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Plan B: can be used whether or not you are taking oral contraceptives.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Ho
Dr. Andrew Ho answered
29 years experience Psychiatry
No effect: Plan b does not reduce effectiveness of birth control pills.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Messing hormones: Trust your birth control.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very unlikely: It is very unlikely that you would get pregnant which is obviously what you are asking taking both Plan B and birth control pills correctly but, if yo ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bcp's/Plan B: "Plan B" is essentially the same as the active pills you take regularly. Plan B is for women who have had "unprotected sex" and are not on bcp's. Un ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If your girl friend: Takes her oral contraceptives regularly and took Plan B within 72 hours of sex - the chance of pregnancy would be very low.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Plan B: is not a regular BC pill and should not be used as such. It is a large dose of concentrated hormone....for EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION ONLY...not for some ... Read More

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