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Is Plan B safe?

Is Plan B safe?

Yes: Plan b is safe and effective - it works over 85% of the time if used within 72 hours (3 days) of unprotected sex and about 80% if used within 120 hours (5 days). There are few complications, but there are side effects occasionally, like nausea and headache. ...Read more

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Is Plan B safe to take ? Please i need to know

It's safe but with: possible 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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Is Plan B safe to take? I read on some website that it could be deadly

Is Plan B safe to take? I read on some website that it could be deadly

It's safer ..: than most things, for sure safer than driving or riding in a car. In background research needed for approval, there were NO serious adverse events in 15,000 women who used it. It should never been considered as a routine contraceptive option, but for the emergency use it is intended for, it is safe and effective. ...Read more

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Is plan b a safe way to alter my period? It can be early or late, doesn't matter. I have 18or19 days. Not pregnant. Not on bc. If not any suggestions?

No: Plan B is not a good or appropriate way to try altering your menstrual cycle. If your irregular periods trouble you please see a doctor for professional help, do not improvise with OTC medicines. Good wishes. ...Read more

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If i had unprotected sex while im ovulating and i take the Plan B am i safe?

If i had unprotected sex while im ovulating and i take the Plan B am i safe?

Safe from ?: Unprotected sex leaves you at risk for sexually transmitted infections. It is difficult to truly know your partner - especially in dating scenarios. Plus there are psychological ramifications. These are all "safety" issues. Plan b is good at preventing pregancy, but not perfect. ...Read more

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My boyfriend finished inside me while I was taking medroproxyprogesterone 10mg, can I become pregnant? Or should I take a plan B to be safe?

Unlikely pregnant: If you are taking your birth control pill at the same time every day you are unlikely to become pregnant. If you miss a dose, even by a few hours, it may increase your risk of pregnancy. In that case, a day-after pill such as Plan B will decrease the likelihood of pregnancy. A second method of contraception such as a condom will also decrease the likelihood of pregnancy in the future. ...Read more