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How long does it take for the side effects of the Plan B pill to wear off?

How long does it take for the side effects of the Plan B pill to wear off?

Within 72 hours: The immediate effects should be gone within 72 hours. If they persist, see your doctor. ...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 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 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 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