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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Plan B: Is one pill it is used to prevent pregnancy , should not be used as birth control.

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Always 100 %: Gauging the likelihood of conceiving when missing birth control pills is not helpful, because conception, when it happens, is 100 %. The approach afte ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Up to 72 hours: It is recommended the pill be taken as soon as possible and can be effective as long as it is used within 72 hours after unprotected relation. Just re ... Read More
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Within 72 hours: It is recommended that you take it as soon as possible and can be effective if taken within 72 hours (3 days). Just remember, the pill only prevents ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sally Rafie
13 years experience Pharmacology
Yes will reduce risk: Emergency contraception pills will reduce your risk of pregnancy if taken within 5 days of unprotected sex. But they work better the sooner you take.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Efficacy: According to planned parenthood when Plan B is taken 48 to 72 hours after intercourse the efficacy is 61%. The level of efficacy drops continually fro ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Maricer Escalon
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Take it now: Do you mean that you took it late? If you haven't taken it then do so. Even if you miss a day and double up the next day you are probably covered. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes, but higher side: effects. There are other brands of the morning after pill that contain levonorgestrel and only have one double dose pill. There is a higher chance o ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
66 years experience Family Medicine
No: Dont do it again.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Not sure why?: As in why you would take emergency contraception if you have no chance of conception. But, if you mistakenly took this, you would still be at risk fo ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Please Clarify: What are you asking? If you are on birth control and taking it as prescribed there should be no chance of pregnancy. What do you mean 'what happens"? ... Read More
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