12 doctors weighed in:
Is Plan B safe?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
6 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
But is does have potential side effects.
Potential side effects w emergency contraception include: menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, headache, breast tenderness & abdominal pain or cramps. Take pregnancy test & notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late.

In brief: Yes
But is does have potential side effects.
Potential side effects w emergency contraception include: menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, headache, breast tenderness & abdominal pain or cramps. Take pregnancy test & notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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