A member asked:

I took ella (ulipristal acetate) pill as plan b and i am overweight will it work?

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Dr. Douglas Lawson answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Depends: There may be some decreased effect depend on how overweight you are.

Answered 6/4/2017

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Obese or overweight?: Plan B may require a higher dose with obese women. REF: See: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2013/11/26/247226093/emergency-contraceptive-pill-might-be-ineffective-for-obese

Answered 6/4/2017

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