Yes. It is most useful and effective the sooner it is taken to unprotected intercourse.
Yes. There are several brands now. Plan b being the most popular. In most states it is available over the counter for those over 18.
Yes. Plan b one-step is over the counter and is levonorgesterol. It is most effective if taken right away. Ella (ulipristal acetate) requires a prescription, contains ulipristal, and may be a bit more effective after a few days. The copper containing iud, paraguard is also a highly effective emergency contraceptive that is good for 10 years.
Yes. Plan b is available over the counter for patient 17 +.
Some ECP options. include Ella, Aftera, After pills, Athenitia Next, EContra Ez, Fallback Solo, My Way, Next Choice One Dose, Opcicon One- Step, Option 2, Take Action & Plan B One-Step. Additionally, a number of combined progestin/ estrogen pills can be used in higher doses as emergency contraception.