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Can i take Plan B while spotting?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes if needed

If you are within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse and are not on birth control then taking Plan B can decrease the risk of getting pregnant.
Spotting now will have no effect.

In brief: Yes if needed

If you are within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse and are not on birth control then taking Plan B can decrease the risk of getting pregnant.
Spotting now will have no effect.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Yes

Plan B can be taken at any time during a woman's menstrual cycle.
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.

In brief: Yes

Plan B can be taken at any time during a woman's menstrual cycle.
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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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