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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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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 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 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 does gardasil take to work?

How long does gardasil take to work?

Gardasil: For the hpv vaccine to work best, it is very important for preteens to get all 3 doses (shots) long (over 6 months) before any sexual activity with another person begins. ...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 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 stay in your body?

Just a few: 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 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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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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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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What is Plan B pills and how does it work?

Pregnancy prevention: Plan b is used for unprotected sex with contraceptive failure (to prevent pregnancy). It works using female hormones. ...Read more

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How long does it take B12 injections to work?

How long does it take B12 injections to work?

B12: B12 injections work immediately, and serum levels show increase within the day. ...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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How long does for Plan B stay in your system?

Briefly: 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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Does plan b cause a delay on ovulation or how does it work?

Does plan b cause a delay on ovulation or how does it work?

Prevent ovulation.: If taken at the right time, before your body sends a signal to ovulate (LH surge), EC can stop the signal and completely prevent ovulation. The follicle will likely degrade without the signal to release the egg. The EC would sustain the lining of the uterus and once that is cleared, you'll have a period. ...Read more