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

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 after taking Plan B do you get your period?

That is variable.: 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. Notify your gyn if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Can taking Plan B stop you from ovulating? how long does it take to have a regular period again after taking plan b twice in a month?

Thats the idea: The idea of Plan B is to delay or prevent ovulation so that pregnancy does not occur. It is out of your system in about 7 days. Consider starting birth control to help regulate your cycle and prevent the need for Plan B ...Read more

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How soon after taking the Plan B pill should I expect bleeding?

How soon after taking the Plan B pill should I expect bleeding?

Can't say: You may or may not bleed to Plan B. Your period may or may not be on time. 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. ...Read more

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How many days after taking Plan B can you start to drink?

How many days after taking Plan B can you start to drink?

Need to make sure: You are not pregnant, =as if you are pg and do not plan to terminate you would not want to drink, so should be fine after you get your period. ...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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How long after taking Plan B should I get my period?

How long after taking Plan B should I get my period?

Plan B: Most have period on time - but period could be later or early or there could be spotting. If period is >7 days late - take home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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How much time do you bleed after taking the planb?

How much time do you bleed after taking the planb?

It varies : It depends on where you were in you cycle, when you had last period, whether you are on hormonal therap, like birth control pills at all or recently - many,many things affect duration. That being said, most of the time it's less than a week, but is not unusual to be several weeks of intermittent flow until your hormones readjust. ...Read more

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What should I expect after taking Plan B contraception?

What should I expect after taking Plan B contraception?

Possibly no side: effects. Potential Side effects w emergency contraception: tender breasts; menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal pain / cramping or fatigue. For chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Take pregnancy test & notify Dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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How many days after taking Plan B could you take a pregnancy test?

How many days after taking Plan B could you take a pregnancy test?

If you don't get : Period by anticipated date - you can take hpt. Some women wait until a week out. Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). ...Read more

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What happens if I take Plan B pill 5 days after sex, will it still work?

What happens if I take Plan B pill 5 days after sex, will it still work?

Yes will reduce risk: Emergency contraception pills will reduce your risk of pregnancy if taken within 5 days of unprotected sex. But they work better the sooner you take. ...Read more

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Is plan B birth control safe and how long after unprotected sex can u take it ?

Is plan B birth control safe and how long after unprotected sex can u take it ?

Plan B: Hi, it is safe and u should take at as early as 12 hours after sex but can be taken up to 72 hours after sex but it's less effective, but if you are sexually active it's best to choose a regular birth control and also don't forget the protection. ...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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If I take the Plan B pill 2hrs before sex will it still help prevent pregnancy?

If I take the Plan B pill 2hrs before sex will it still help prevent pregnancy?

Not to be used: As birth control. It is rescue contraception if birth control fails. It is not as effective as conventional birth control so you are taking a risk here. You are also exposing yourself to STDs. You need different contraception. ...Read more

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Can you take the Plan B step one 3 days after sex?

Can you take the Plan B step one 3 days after sex?

Yes: Plan b one step can be taken 3 days (72 hours) after sex. Some studies have shown that it can be taken up to 120 hours after intercourse but its effectiveness is reduced. ...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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Is it normal to bleed a couple days after taking the Plan B one step pill? How long usually?

Spotting: I can not tell you how long you will have spotting/ bleeding for, but menstrual flow changes/ irregularities can occur with Plan B one step. ...Read more

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