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A 18-year-old female asked:

I have a bmi of 32.5 and took plan b one-step within an hour of the condom breaking but will my weight effect the effectiveness of the ec?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Probably no effect: There have not been many studies regarding Plan B use among obese patients. The package insert recommends caution. Most likely Plan B still has its intended effect of decreasing the risk of unplanned pregnancy. Consider starting an IUD or Implant to avoid these scares in the future
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