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I took plan b, morning after pill 2-3 weeks ago. Have fever, muscle weakness, extreme fatigue since. Side effects/related? See meds list for details.

I took plan b, morning after pill 2-3 weeks ago. Have fever, muscle weakness, extreme fatigue since. Side effects/related? See meds list for details.

Too long: It's too long from exposure to Plan B to have adverse effects from it. You may be ill with an intercurrent illness, you may be pregnant, or another of your medications may be the cause. Check home pregnancy test, if negative, see your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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Fever (Definition)

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How to tell if this is implantation bleeding or Plan B side effects?

How to tell if this is implantation bleeding or Plan B side effects?

It's almost never: Implantation bleeding, that is largely an internet myth. If - a big if - you actually get implantation bleed it woudl be about 6-7 days after ovulation, or about a week before your expected period. ...Read more

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How can I deal with Plan B side effects?

How can I deal with Plan B side effects?

Depends on the sxs: For headaches or abdominal discomfort can consider use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications. For nausea/ vomiting - consider ginger tea or ginger ale.
If fatigued - rest more. ...Read more

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How long do Plan B side effects tend to last?

How long do Plan B side effects tend to last?

A month or two: We see an effect on subsequent periods after emergency contraception. It can make them come early, late, or just make them different. I'd play it by ear, but take a pregnancy test if you don't have a normal period. Things should be back to normal within a couple of months. ...Read more

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For what length of time do Plan B side effects last?

For what length of time do Plan B side effects last?

Nausea, fatigue, dizzi: 1nausea&vomiting
2abdominal pain
3breast tenderness
4headache
5mestrual changes, next pariod may be lighter, heavier, it may come a little earlier
6diarrhea
7fatigue
8dizzines
9unexpected bleeding
side effects will go away after you have your next periods. Most side effects may be for only for couple days or so. ...Read more

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How long does Plan B side effects last? And does everyone get the side effects?

A few days: Plan B is a high dose of hormones. It can cause spotting in some. Side effects last only a few days as the hormones quickly leave your body. Consider starting birth control to avoid these scares in the future. Always do a pregnancy test after to make sure it worked ...Read more

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When I lightly push on my stomach it makes gurgling noises. This is from all area of my stomach. What could cause this. Could it be Plan B side effects?

When I lightly push on my stomach it makes gurgling noises. This is from all area of my stomach. What could cause this. Could it be Plan B side effects?

Possibly.: Normally a healthy stomach makes gurgling noises anyway. The medication may cause more irritation which could result in increased gurgling.
I wouldn't worry about it. ...Read more

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How long do Plan B side effects last? I took it days before I should have gotten my period. Its been 4 days after the pill & no period. Just cramps

How long do Plan B side effects last? I took it days before I should have gotten my period. Its been 4 days after the pill & no period. Just cramps

Emerg birth control: Emergency contraception is used after unprotected intercourse to decrease the risk of pregnancy by 70%. It is a high dose of birth control to disrupt the hormonal patterns to delay or prevent ovulation. Abnormal bleeding is common. Side effects are such as nausea, headache and cramping may occur for a few hours but resolve quickly as the medication leaves your body very fast. ...Read more

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How long does Plan B side effects last? I've had cramping, spotting, and breast pain since I've taken it a little over 2 days ago.

Plan B: Anyone having intercourse without birth control or condoms may get pregnant. If intercourse was within 72 hours you consider taking plan b. Ella (ulipristal acetate) is another brand that can be used up to 5 days after unprotected intercourse. Plan b is a high dose of birth control to disrupt the hormonal patterns to delay or prevent ovulation. Abnormal bleeding after is common. Check preg test in 10 days. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of the Plan B pill?

Possible SE's: Potential side effects with Plan B can include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow; 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 doctor if you miss your period or develop significant lower abdominal pain. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using the Plan B pill?

Possibly none: 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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What are side effects of plan B and how common is it to have an allergic reaction to it?

What are side effects of plan B and how common is it to have an allergic reaction to it?

A/w Dr Berryman: 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. Also doubt that allergic reaction would be likely. ...Read more

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Took 2 Plan B in one day. Thought it wouldn't work after taking it the first time and had sex again. Are side effects a week and a half later normal?

Plan B: It depends on which side effects you mean. Nausea should be gone. Abnormal bleeding and moodiness can still be present. ...Read more

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Need to take Plan B pill what are side effects?

Need to take Plan B pill what are side effects?

The Side Effects: Some women experience heavy menses (30%) nausea and/or vomiting (13%), abdominal pain (13%), fatigue (13%), headache (10%), or dizziness (10%). Here are some web links to give more details: http://bitly. Com/zogxkk. ...Read more

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What side effects can you have from Plan B pill?

What side effects can you have from Plan B pill?

Side effects: 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 long do the side effects of levonorgestrel (plan b) last?

Not long: Plan b side effects are temporary. Typically you may notice symptoms during the first day or two.
What symptoms are you experiencing? ...Read more

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How long do the side effects of levonorgestrel (plan b) last after you take it?

How long do the side effects of levonorgestrel (plan b) last after you take it?

Usually only a days: Usually not long, usually they should be gone once you get your period. Obviously of you do not get a period you need to see your obgyn for evaluation or if your symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Is the Plan B pill dangerous if 35 yrs old? Can you die from taking this? What are side effects, precautions to look out for? Thank you

It's not generally: Dangerous, but why did you take it if you're 6 weeks pregnant? Check with your OB for further information. ...Read more

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What is the upper limit for the number of times I can take Plan B pill without being affected by side effects? Are the side effects harmful?

What is the upper limit for the number of times I can take Plan B pill without being affected by side effects? Are the side effects harmful?

Plan B: Plan b can be taken whenever you need it. Use as directed. These are basically just oral contraceptive type tablets, which women have taken for many years with acceptable risks. Using as directed has far less risks than regular daily use, but it is still possible that you could have the side-effects of oral contraceptives. Most common side effect is nausea and upset stomach. ...Read more

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Are these side effects of plan b: low BBT and mid-cycle bleeding?

Low BBT (basal body: Temperature)? - haven't got a clue on that one. However, it can cause irregular bleeding- changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). ...Read more

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Had an oophorectomy last week and was raped last night. Is it OK to take plan b? What kind of side effects would be expected?

Had an oophorectomy last week and was raped last night. Is it OK to take plan b? What kind of side effects would be expected?

Police report: I am so sorry to hear this news. Please go to the police for a forensic exam. This will make sure you are ok and begin the legal process. They will also provide you with support groups and counseling. The doctor will offer Plan B and do STD testing. No one deserves this and help is available. ...Read more

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When after taking Plan B do the side effects start?

When after taking Plan B do the side effects start?

May begin soon: After taking the pills. Potential side effects with emergency contraception can include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late 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 doctor if your period >. ...Read more

Plan B (Definition)

Levonorgestrel is a women's ...Read more