U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

Taking plan b after ovulation

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Not really: Using Plan B tends to cause irregular periods, often causing the period to come earlier. If the period is late check a pregnancy test, since occasion... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: Plan B is effective any time during your menstrual cycle.
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Phillips
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
It should: It should work throughout the cycle.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes: Plan B can work in one of three ways depending on where you are in your cycle. It can prevent or delay ovulation, can interfere with the fertilization... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Plan B: Plan b works anytime in the cycle. The sooner you take it after intercourse, the better - and certainly it has to be within 72 hours. Her just being 2... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Plan B is an emergency contraceptive that contains high levels of hormones which, taken after unprotected sex, prevents ovulation and also prevent fer... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Yes: It is, but it is not a great method of birth control which is why they call it plan B and not plan A. If you need to take it then do it as soon as yo... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: plan B can be used any time during a woman's cycle. It is about 95% effective is used within 24 hours or sexual intercourse. Take care.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ljubomir Ilic
Nephrology and Dialysis 22 years experience
Yes it does.: Planb belongs to post coital contraceptive methods when taking high dose oral Progesterone with or without estrogen combination prevents pregnancy. I... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Works more than 1: Way. Plan b can prevent the ovary from releasing an egg, thickens cervical mucus which makes it harder for the sperm to reach the egg and thins the li... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership