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What are common side effects of the Plan B emergency contraceptive?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Nausea
Usually nausea is the most common side effect of Plan B but also cramping and headaches as well.

In brief: Nausea
Usually nausea is the most common side effect of Plan B but also cramping and headaches as well.
Dr. Kevin Considine
Dr. Kevin Considine
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Plan B
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.

In brief: Plan B
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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine
In brief: Just few
Nausea, vomiting, vaginal bleeding, menstrual irregularities, abdominal pain, fatigue, headache, dizziness, breast tenderness, diarrhea.
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