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I took Plan B twice in one month but haven't had my period since before I took it about 8 weeks ago. I'm not sure if this is normal or not. ?

I took Plan B twice in one month but haven't had my period since before I took it about 8 weeks ago. I'm not sure if this is normal or not. ?

Pregnancy test: It is time that you do a home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine if you are less than 26 years old. ...Read more

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Took Plan B twice in one month and am on birth control my periods supposed to come next week, will I get it? If I miss it does that mean I'm preg?

Took Plan B twice in one month and am on birth control my periods supposed to come next week, will I get it? If I miss it does that mean I'm preg?

NO: Taking Plan B twice and also birth control pills should help you to avoid being pregnant. It depends on how many birth control pills you have missed. If you have missed more than 1 pill and taken Plan B twice, then you can get delayed period or irregular period. It is still safer to do pregnancy test when you miss your period without assuming anything. Good Luck ...Read more

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I have taken the morning after pill twice in one month. First time plan B second time generic. Is it not going to be effective?

I have taken the morning after pill twice in one month. First time plan B second time generic. Is it not going to be effective?

Should be effective: I don't see a problem between the brand and generic, as long as they were taken as instructed within the 48-72 hour. May need to talk to your doctor about other forms of contraception. ...Read more

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Taking two Plan B pills in one month is it still effective?

Taking two  Plan B pills in one month is it still  effective?

Plan B: Yes. Plan B emergency contraception is a backup plan that helps prevent pregnancy when taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex or birth control failure. The sooner it's taken, the better it works. It contains levonorgestrel, the same hormone used in many birth control pills, just at a higher dose. ...Read more

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Could symptoms of Plan B one Step pill last more than a month?

Plan B One Step: Symptoms? Plan B One Step and other medications don't have symptoms per se. Side effects, perhaps, but not symptoms. Regardless of semantics, what are you feeling that's causing your concern? Check out http://www.drugs.com/sfx/plan-b-one-step-side-effects.html for info regarding side effects of this medication. By the way, when taken as directed within appropriate time frame, Plan B is very effect ...Read more