A 47-year-old member asked:
is plan b safe?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham answered
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Plan b is safe and effective - it works over 85% of the time if used within 72 hours (3 days) of unprotected sex and about 80% if used within 120 hours (5 days). There are few complications, but there are side effects occasionally, like nausea and headache.
Answered on Oct 10, 2017
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: But is does have potential side effects. Potential side effects w emergency contraception include: menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, headache, breast tenderness & abdominal pain or cramps. Take pregnancy test & notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late.
Answered on Oct 23, 2017
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