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Can you take Plan B twice within 1 cycle?

Can you take Plan B  twice  within 1 cycle?

Yes : Plan b should be taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. It is safe to use more than once during a cycle if it is needed. In the future use condoms or start a better long term birth control plan to prevent these problems down the road. ...Read more

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Can you take plan b twice in one week? I took it 5 days ago. Can I take it again?

Can you take plan b twice in one week? I took it 5 days ago. Can I take it again?

Yes: Yes, you can take it again. Please try to find alternative forms of birth control than repetitively taking plan b. Think again - use condoms or ask you doctor about birth control pills or alternatives. However, condoms are the only method to prevent sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV, Hep B, Chlamydia or Gonnorrhea.or HPV ...Read more

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Can you take plan B twice in one week if you are on anti depressants ?

Can you take plan B twice in one week if you are on anti depressants ?

Yes: But you aren't planning well if you are needing to an emergency contraceptive twice in a week. ...Read more

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Can you take Plan B twice in one cycle, if you have a nuva ring in place?

Why?: Maybe i missed something but NuvaRing (http://www.Nuvaring.Com/consumer/index.Asp) is a form of contraception or birth control. Used properly, you shouldn't need any emergency contraception such as plan b, certainly not twice in a cycle. Actually, you should never need Plan B as long as nuva ring is left in place for 3 consecutive weeks, removed for 7 days and then new one is put in place. ...Read more

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Is it bad if you take plan b twice within 72 hours?

It is safe. : Plan B (EC) is most effective when taken within the first 24 hrs of unprotected sex. Major medical groups agree that repeat use of EC is safe. The World Health Organizationsays that the “repeated use [of EC] poses no known health risks" and may be repeated in the same menstral cycle. However, it should not be used as a form of regular birth control! Your next cyce may be off. ...Read more

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How often can you take plan b?

Only when the: contraception you are using fails. It should not be used as a substitute for birth control pills. ...Read more

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Is it bad to take Plan B twice in 4days?

Agree w Dr Sakon: Plan B is not a regular oral contraceptive and has a lower success rate than oral contraceptives. You need to have protected sex every time you have sexual intercourse if you are not ready for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take Plan B twice in 2 weeks?

Yes: Yes, it's ok to take it twice in 2 weeks, but Plan B should not be used or considered as a form of birth control. If you're using it frequently, i would recommend seeing your doctor/ob/gyn to get an rx for birth control, iud, etc. For more effective contraception. And, as always, use a condom. ...Read more

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What to do if i read that if you take Plan B it protects you for the whole month, true?

NOT TRUE!: It is to be used within 72 hours after an incidence of failure of primary form of protection. ...Read more