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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

Plan B (Definition)

Levonorgestrel is a women's ...Read more


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How does plan b work when you're ovulating? 

How does plan b work when you're ovulating? 

PLAN B: hello~ its a higher dose of estrogen and this makes the lining of the uterus (endometrium) to get thicker than it would w'out it and that causes it to run out of blood supply to sustain it and it sloughs off ( ie;menstruation) and bonus is that if you had an available egg and an available sperm and conception occurred, the fertilzed egg cannot implant, it is then lost in the menstrual effluent ...Read more

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Does Plan B work after ovukation?

Does Plan B work after ovukation?

Yes: Plan b can be used after ovulation. It can be used at any time during your menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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How long does it take for plan B to leave my system?

48 hours: the medicine is usually out of your system in 48 hours but the effects on your uterus and ovaries can last weeks. ...Read more

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How long does Plan B last in your system?

Well: Even though Plan B is out of your system relatively quickly, the hormonal changes that occur may take up to several months after the Plan B was taken to even out. ...Read more

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How long does Plan B remain effective in your system after taking it?

How long does Plan B remain effective in your system after taking it?

Are you asking if it: Will protect you from future acts of sexual intercourse - don't count on it to do that. ...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 does Plan B take to ingest and have effect?

Plan B: Plan B is taken orally. You swallow the pills within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. When used in this way it decreases the risk of pregnancy by about 70%. IT works by delaying or blocking ovulation. It is not an abortive agent. It begins working as soon as you swallow it as the hormones are absorbed. ...Read more

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How long after taking Plan B can I take probiotics?

How long after taking Plan B can I take probiotics?

I was unable: to find any references which show that probiotics and Plan B interact. ...Read more

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How effective is Plan B (morning after pill)? Does it work all the time?

Nothing is 100%: Accoring to labeling for Plan B it prevents 7 of 8 pregnancies that could have occurred (drops pregnancy risk by 88%). Taken within 24 hours after sex, if can reduce risk up to 95%. ...Read more

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How long does it take for Plan B to leave your system?

A matter of days.: Even though Plan B is out of your system relatively quickly, the hormonal changes that occur may take up to several months after the Plan B was taken to even out. ...Read more

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How long after taking the Plan B pill will it affect my period?

How long after taking the Plan B pill will it affect my period?

MAY/MAY NOT AFFECT: It may or may not affect your period.But ift does it wil be the next expected period ...Read more

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How long can Plan B symptoms last after taking it?

How long can Plan B symptoms last after taking it?

Usually just a day: or two. But symptoms of nausea, abdominal pain, fatigue, headaches. dizziness and breast tenderness can last up to a week or even longer. Unexpected vaginal bleeding may be one of the side effects, and this may last up until your period starts. Plan B may also cause your next period to be heavier or lighter than usual, or to come earlier or later than normal. If no period in 3 weeks, do preg test. ...Read more

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How long after Plan B can you take a pregnancy test?

How long after Plan B can you take a pregnancy test?

Unless you were to : Take an early pregnancy test, would usually wait until you had missed your period (often within 7 days of a missed period). ...Read more

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How well does Plan B prevent implantation (if it does at all)?

It doesn't: For the most part, plan b, which is high dose progesterone, prevents ovulation. That is the primary mechanism of the drug. Having said that, the Progesterone can alter cervical mucous... To a degree, but consider that majority of mechanism is to prevent ovulation. The sooner taken after unprotected intercourse the better. ...Read more

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For how long after taking Plan B will your period be off?

May not be off at al: It depend when you took the Plan B , your period should come at the normal time. If it does not you need to check a pg test. ...Read more

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How long does Plan B stay in your system?

5 days: "plan b" can stay in your system for up to five days, though it is not effective after three days max. If you have taken it, anticipate an irregular period afterwards. This is typical. ...Read more

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How long does my next period will come in after taking a Plan B pill?

Not sure: If it works, it still could delay your period starting by a few days. ...Read more