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Plan b effect birth control

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 14 years experience
Yes : If you did not use the birth control correctly or if you forgot to take it you can take plan b. It works better if you use it sooner. The copper iud i... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Plan B =emergency BC: With no missed pills, "perfect use", the failure rate is 0.3%->99% effective.In typical use, because taking a pill every d without ever missing is ha... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Taking plan B: will not interfere with oral contraceptives you are taking.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
No!: With no missed pills, "perfect use", the failure rate is 0.3%->99% effective.In typical use, because taking a pill every d without ever missing is ha... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
They are two: different things. Plan B is an emergency contraceptive - to be used when another form of birth control fails. It's level of effectiveness depend... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Birth Control: If you are taking your birth control pills as prescribed, and have not missed any doses, you should not have to take plan b.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes you can: Emergency contraceptive can be taken with an oral contraceptive.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Not if you have: been on your oral contraceptive long enough for it to be effective. Take care.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes, but: If you have taken your birth control pills correctly & consistently then you won't need to add in Plan B.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: But if you have been consistently using your oral contraceptive than it obviates the need to take Plan B.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Melamud
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
No you do not: You do not...If you are on the birth control you shouldn't need Plan B unless you missed a bunch of pills. If you take Plan B you can continue taking... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Yes: You should continue your bcp's after you finish the Plan B sequence. You don't need to take them the same day as plan b, although if you did, it woul... Read More

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