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Doctor insights on: Plan B Vs My Way

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What is a good way to take Plan B pill ?

What is a good way to take Plan B pill ?

Emergency bc: Plan b and other generic brands of emergency bc are intended to be taken as directed within 72hr of condom breaking/slipping off or unplanned sex or other bc failure. May have slight nausea/occasional vomiting/delayed period. ...Read more

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Does taking Plan B twice in less than 3 weeks affects me or could be harmful in any way ?

Not generally: But if you r using plan B this often u clearly need to choose a more effective means of birth control . You also need a method to assure you have better protection against std and HIV. See a health professional as soon as possible to stay healthy and relieve concerns. ...Read more

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My girlfriend took plan b and about 1 hour later be he sex and didn't pull out all the way. Will it still work. It wasn't slot of seaman just a bit. ?

My girlfriend took plan b and about 1 hour later be he sex and didn't pull out all the way. Will it still work. It wasn't slot of seaman just a bit. ?

Stop that: Stop using the pull-out method. There's too much room for error. Stop needing Plan B, which means get Plan A into action. What is your (the two of you) Plan A? Choose a really reliable method to be Plan A, and stick with it. Anyway, Plan B works just as well whether there is 1 squirt of semen in the vagina or 10 squirts. Always do a pregnancy test 3 weeks after taking Plan B. ...Read more

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I've taken Plan B like 4 times and I just turned 17 years old I know I should be way more careful. But I was wondering if anything harmful is going to happen to my body in the future or even now?

Unintended pregnancy: The most harmful thing to occur is unintended pregnancy requiring bringing an "undesired" child into the world or a need for termination. It is time to exercise maturity in your sexual activity and use consistent secure contraception. ...Read more

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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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Does Plan B work?

Does Plan B work?

Yes: Plan b is about 90% effective if taken within 3 days (72 hours) of having unprotected sex. It may still work up to 5 days (120 hours) after unprotected sex, but the failure rate is higher. ...Read more

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How safe is plan b?

Safe but w possible: 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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Is Plan B effective?

Yes, relatively: Speaking. 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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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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Do Plan B really work ?

Yes: Plan b is there, of course, because the better method plan a is not present. Plan b does work. The sooner it's taken the better it works. The effectiveness gradually decreases over the next 5 days a newer emergency contraception called Ella (ulipristal acetate) has more even effectiveness over the next 5 days. ...Read more

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What is Plan B one step?

What is Plan B one step?

Plan B: is like an alternative to 'Plan A". In other words if you are using one form of birth control but it fails, you can then use Plan B as part of a back up plan. It is an emergency contraceptive. ...Read more

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How effective is plan b?

Plan B: Plan B One-Step is up to 89 % effective when taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex. It can reduce chance of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours. It continues to reduce the risk of pregnancy up to 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected sex, but is less effective as time passes. ...Read more

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Where can you buy plan b?

Drug store off the: shelf - show ID at register (must be 15 years old to buy). ...Read more

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How effective is Plan B?

Very effective: If taken within 48-72 hrs of intercourse it is more than 90% effective ...Read more

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How do plan B pills work?

Hi dose BCPs: They are basically high dose BCPs which make the uterine wall a hostile environment for a potentially newly fertilized egg and so it cannot implant itself and grow and so it just flows out with ensuing menses. ...Read more

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What does taking Plan B do?

What does taking Plan B do?

3 mechanisms of: action. “Plan B temporary stops the release of an egg from an ovary. Prevents Fertilization. Prevents a fertilized egg from attaching to the uterus.” REF: http://planb.ca/how-it-works.html ...Read more

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Wht do u think bout plan b?

Thoughts: It can be used effectively if another form of birthcontrol fails. It should not be used for regular protection. ...Read more

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What if Plan B does not work?

It should not harm: fetus. Plan B One-Step is up to 89 % effective when taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex. It can reduce chance of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours. It continues to reduce the risk of pregnancy up to 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected sex, but is less effective as time passes. ...Read more

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Can my weight affect plan b ?

Can my weight affect plan b ?

Maybe if: morbidly obese. Plan B may require a higher dose with obese women. REF: See: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2013/11/26/247226093/emergency-contraceptive-pill-might-be-ineffective-for-obese ...Read more

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