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Do you have to take plan b with food?

Does not require empty stomach or avoidance of food afterwards. It can be beneficial to take Plan B after eating food to help reduce of possible nausea/ vomiting. HealthTap does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. For these services, please use HealthTap Prime or Concierge . See Additional Information .

When do you have to take Plan B? Plan B is a great choice in case your condom broke in the middle of the act, you have had unprotected sex, you have missed a couple of birth control pills, or you have been raped. You have to take two pills – one as soon as possible and the other one after 12 hours of your first dose.

Is it safe to take Plan B while breastfeeding? Yes, you can use Plan B when you are breastfeeding. In general, no harmful effects of progestin‑only pills, like Plan B, have been found on breastfeeding performance or on the health, growth, or development of the infant. However, random cases of decreased (less) milk production in mothers have been reported.

What to do if you throw up Plan B? Take the Plan B One-Step with food and water. This medication should not be taken on an empty stomach. Take it with food and water for it to be most effective. Take it again if you throw up. If you vomit within 2 hours of taking the pill, the dose may not be effective. Therefore, you can take another dose of the pill to ensure effectiveness.

Can you take Plan B after unprotected sex? Yes. Plan B is available online here. Remember, Plan B must be taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex. If you need it right away, you can get it right off the shelf at local retailers. Wondering where Plan B is stocked in your area?

How effective is Plan B?

How effective is Plan B? If taken within 72 hours of unprotected sex, Plan B is 89 percent effective at preventing pregnancy, according to Planned Parenthood. The drug is less effective after three days, but can work up to five days after unprotected sex.

What is the Plan B morning-after pill? The morning-after pill (also known by the brand name Plan B), is emergency contraception that a woman takes to prevent pregnancy . It’s a form of birth control which is used after unprotected sex takes place. The traditional morning-after pill is effective if taken up to 5 days after having unprotected sex.

How does Plan B work? According to product labels, Plan B works mainly by preventing/delaying ovulation or by avoiding fertilization (by altering the movement of sperm and/or egg).