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How long should I wait to work out after I take plan b?

How long should I wait to work out after I take plan b?

No restrictions: There are no activity restrictions after taking the plan B pill. However, you should resume your normal method of birth control immediately. Your period should come at the normal time or up to one week later. If it is late, you should take a pregnancy test and talk with a healthcare provider. Good luck. ...Read more

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Levonorgestrel is a women's ...Read more


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I took plan b. How long can I wait and pregnant again.

Next cycle: Plan b works only with the cycle you are on. You are not protected from pregnancy with this drug after the current cycle. Assume you can get pregnant anytime when not on birth control. ...Read more

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Had sex yesterday, took plan b. Boyfriend came inside me today. Do I have to take another plan b? How long will it work? Thank you

Take another: The first Plan B will probably cover you but it doesn't hurt to take another. And please, get on a good continuous birth control method. You have many options. Your doctor or planned parenthood can help you with this. Getting pregnant when you don't want to has very serious consequences. ...Read more

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How long does the Plan B pill work for?

How long does the Plan B pill work for?

One event: It is designed to be used within 72 hours after sex for one event. It is not a routine form of contraception. ...Read more

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How long you should wait to take plan b?

How long you should wait to take plan b?

Don't wait: Plan B One-Step is up to 89 % effective when taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex. It can reduce chance of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours. It continues to reduce the risk of pregnancy up to 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected sex, but is less effective as time passes. ...Read more

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How long do you wait after taking the Plan B pill?

Wait for what?: You can have sex (protected). If you haven't had your period within a week after anticipated then notify your physician. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for Plan B to work?

Plan B: Plan b is not an abortion pill. It begins to change hormones after ingested. The hormones in 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 lining of the uterus to prevent implantation. ...Read more

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How does Plan B work, and how long does the medication stay in your body?

How does Plan B work, and how long does the medication stay in your body?

Preventing ovulation: The medication works by inhibitting ovulation. Thus, no egg, no pregnancy!
the half-life of the medication varies greatly ranging from 11 to 45 hours and so it is difficult to say for sure. Based on this, it stays in the body for about 2.5 days to just over 1 wk.
If you still have question, post it here or consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long do I wait after I take the Plan B pill for it to be effective and what do I do?

How long do I wait after I take the Plan B pill for it to be effective and what do I do?

Do not wait.: Take as soon as possible. The efficacy of the emergency contraception decline significantly after 72 hrs of exposing to a pregnancy risk. Buy in any pharmacy, no prescription is necessary and use as indicated. ...Read more

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Had protected sex 4/3 Took a plan b 4/5 Did it work? How long will be stay in my system? Thanks!

Had protected sex 4/3 Took a plan b 4/5 Did it work? How long will be stay in my system? Thanks!

Depends on ur weight: Plan B is usually effective up to 5 days after unprotected sex, but most effective within first 72hrs (~88% reduction in unintended pregnancy). However recent studies found that Plan B is less effective in women weighing >165lbs, and ineffective if >175lbs. It does not stay in system more than a few days. ...Read more

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How long should you wait to smoke weed after taking the plan b?

Never: Smoking weed is not good for your health. Just because it may be legal in your state does not mean it is harmless. Tobacco and alcohol are legal too and cause untold disease and misery. ...Read more

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How long must I wait before I can get pregnant after using plan b?

How long must I wait before I can get pregnant after using plan b?

Next cycle: You should be able to get pregnant the next time you ovulate. ...Read more

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I took a Plan B 24hrs ago how long do I wait to drink alcohol?

I took a Plan B 24hrs ago how long do I wait to drink alcohol?

You do not need to.: No, alcohol does not make emergency contraceptive pills (morning after pills) any less effective at preventing pregnancy after sex. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test after taking plan b?

How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test after taking plan b?

If you miss a period: If you are 4-5 days past the expected day of your period do home test using first morning urine. ...Read more

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How long am I suppose to wait to take pregnancy test after taking plan b?

Plan B: If your period is late (especially if 7 or more days late). Potential side effects with emergency contraception can include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. ...Read more

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How long do I need to wait for a pregnancy test after took the Plan B pill?

See below: You would take a pregnancy test around 28 days after the first day of your last period (assuming you typically have 28 day cycles). ...Read more

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Can u be get pregnant if wait longer than 1 day to buy Plan B after sex although I still got period?

It is best to use: Plan b as soon as possible after the episode of failed protection. Within 72 hours is still quite workable though. ...Read more

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My birth control method failed. I've read that Plan B works up to 72 hours after what if I wait 24 hrs after because my pharmacy is closed? Am I safe?

Plan B: Yes - waiting 24 hours after sex is ok. Plan B One-Step is up to 89 % effective when taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex. It can reduce chance of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours. It continues to reduce the risk of pregnancy up to 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected sex, but is less effective as time passes. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex yesterday and I took plan b today in the morning how long should I wait to take a pregnancy test just to make sure I'm not?

I had unprotected sex yesterday and I took plan b today in the morning how long should I wait to take a pregnancy test just to make sure I'm not?

No need: You did right think to take Plan B within right time frame (72 hours).In this instance you will get period most likely earlier. If you like to do pregnancy test wait about week. Think about better Plan " A" long term contraception AND condom use. Also prevention of STD!! Get checked by doctor regularly. ...Read more

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I took a Plan B yesterday and I also need to take my Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). Is this ok or how long should I wait to get the bc?

I took a Plan B yesterday and I also need to take my Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). Is this ok or how long should I wait to get the bc?

Best to wait: Although depoprovera does not cause pregnancy harm if accidentally used during early pregnancy (world health organization info), most agree that it is best to test negative for pregnancy 2 weeks after taking plan b. This is to prevent pregnancy detection delay and confusion. Plan b may slightly alter your next cycle. ...Read more

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Period comes around may 6ish, had unprotected sex 2 days ago. If I get my period am I safe or have to wait longer. I took Plan B 1 hr after sex.

Period comes around may 6ish, had unprotected sex 2 days ago. If I get my period am I safe or have to wait longer. I took Plan B 1 hr after sex.

Should be safe: If you get a period you are most likely not pregnant. If you miss a period, take a pregnancy test. In the future consider getting on a reliable method of birth control. ...Read more

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I had sex last night condom broke went and for plan b pill right away how accurate is it and how long do I wait to take a test my period is very irreg?

I had sex last night condom broke went and for plan b pill right away how accurate is it and how long do I wait to take a test my period is very irreg?

95%!: If you take Plan-B within 72 hours after you've had unprotected sex, it can reduce the risk of pregnancy by up to 89%. If you take Plan B within 24 hours, it is about 95% effective. You should wait 2 weeks to do a home pregnancy test and might want to repeat it again at 3 weeks. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can Plan B one-step temporarily reverse the effects of Cymbalta and Zoloft? If so, how long until the antidepressants work again?

Can Plan B one-step temporarily reverse the effects of Cymbalta and Zoloft? If so, how long until the antidepressants work again?

Plan B associated w/: Plan B associated with (1% to 10% of cases): depression/depressed mood, mood changes, mood swings, decreased libido, nervousness. Effect is temporary and likely to resolve within month. Plan B does not interact with antidepressants. ...Read more

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I took plan b 1 day ago my period was and is due any day now I had sex on Saturday how long should I wait til I take a pregnancy test?

Plan B: Take a pregnancy test 14 days after the sex day using the first urine of the morning. If that is negative, you're not pregnant. The period cycle may be off for up to 2 months after taking. ...Read more

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With Plan B how long should it take for you to start feeling side effects?

Might not have any: Or could start at variable times. Potential se’s w emergency contraception: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period or spotting instead of period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. ...Read more

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If you take Plan B how long you suppose to get your period?

If u take plan B: U should get your period at the normal time, and remember u should not have to use Plan B very often, talk to your obgyn about reliablebirth control that u can tolerate. ...Read more

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If I take the Plan B, how long does it take to be out of my breastmilk if I pump it out?

Peaks at 3 hours: Levonorgestrel (The active ingredient in Plan-B) peaks in breast milk around 3 hours after ingestion. The level is pretty low by 6 hours. It is still barely detectable at 24 hours in some women. Levonorgestrel is not believed to harm the baby if you continue to breast-feed after taking it. But if you want to pump to 6-8 hours after taking it, most of it would be gone. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a light period that lasts for nine+ days after taking plan b? How long should bleeding last?

Is it normal to have a light period that lasts for nine+ days after taking plan b? How long should bleeding last?

Nine + days is not: Normal. Bleeding should not normally last more than a week. Please notify your GYN for bleeding lasting longer than 7 days. ...Read more

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The condom broke on sunday. He might have came in me a little. I'm on nexplanon. Should I get plan b? How long before I can take a pregnant test.

The condom broke on sunday. He might have came in me a little. I'm on nexplanon. Should I get plan b? How long before I can take a pregnant test.

Is Nexplanon: Within expiration date (usually up to 3 years)? If yes, then the Plan B is not necessary. If expired - would use the Plan B. Normally recommend pregnancy test if your period is >7 days late. ...Read more

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Nexplanon stopped my periods. The condom broke...Should I take plan b. How long before I can take a pregotest. I've been on nexplanon for 4-5months?

You can: When on nexplanon, as your doctor likely told you, it can stop your menses and this is completely okay. Your lining has thinned such that there isn't anything to bleed from. The chance of pregnancy with Nexplanon is 1%. It's awesome that you're using a condom too, to help prevent stds and serve as back up. Plan b will definitely help prevent ovulation, take as soon as possible to get benefit. ...Read more

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Does Plan B work?

Does Plan B work?

Yes: Plan b is about 90% effective if taken within 3 days (72 hours) of having unprotected sex. It may still work up to 5 days (120 hours) after unprotected sex, but the failure rate is higher. ...Read more

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Does Plan B work well?

Plan B one step: Plan b one-step can reduce your risk of pregnancy by up to 95% is used within 24 hours of sex. ...Read more

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Do Plan B really work?

Yes: Plan b is there, of course, because the better method plan a is not present.
Plan b does work. The sooner it's taken the better it works. The effectiveness gradually decreases over the next 5 days
a newer emergency contraception called Ella (ulipristal acetate) has more even effectiveness over the next 5 days. ...Read more

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How do plan B pills work?

Hi dose BCPs: They are basically high dose BCPs which make the uterine wall a hostile environment for a potentially newly fertilized egg and so it cannot implant itself and grow and so it just flows out with ensuing menses. ...Read more