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What does plan b have in it?

Status: Discontinued

May Treat:

Drug Class: Contraceptive Implant – Progestin · Contraceptive Intrauterine – Progesterone IUD · Emergency Contraceptives · Emergency Contraceptives – Progestin Type

Availability: Prescription sometimes needed

Pregnancy: Consult a doctor before using

Status: Discontinued

May Treat:

Drug Class: Contraceptive Implant – Progestin · Contraceptive Intrauterine – Progesterone IUD · Emergency Contraceptives · Emergency Contraceptives – Progestin Type

Availability: Prescription sometimes needed

Pregnancy: Consult a doctor before using

Lactation: Does not adversely affect lactation

Alcohol: Limit intake while taking this medication

Driving: May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Use caution

PrecautionsPrecautions

  • If available, read the patient package insert
  • If available, read the patient package insert
  • Not recommended during pregnancy.
  • Use condoms to protect against diseases (STDs).

  • For intrauterine device products : Drug is given by a nurse or a doctor. Tell doctor your complete medical history. Irregular menses/breast tenderness may occur. Lab tests may be ordered to monitor therapy.
  • For tablet products : Follow directions carefully. Use within 72 hours of unprotected sex. If vomiting occurs within 2 hours of dose, call MD. May make you dizzy. Use caution when driving. Review all drugs you are taking with your doctor.

What are side effects of Plan B?Any warnings while using Plan B?Is Plan B contraindicated for any condition?How to use Plan B?What if you missed a dose of Plan B?What if you overdose on Plan B?

For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

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  • People also askHow bad is Plan B?How bad is Plan B?Short answer. Plan B is safe for most. Only in rare cases – in which a person may be allergic, hypersensitive, or have overdosed – is the pill harmful. Plan B should also be used only in emergency situations, as it is not a form of birth control.

    Precautions

    • If available, read the patient package insert
    • If available, read the patient package insert
    • Not recommended during pregnancy.
    • Use condoms to protect against diseases (STDs).

    • For intrauterine device products : Drug is given by a nurse or a doctor. Tell doctor your complete medical history. Irregular menses/breast tenderness may occur. Lab tests may be ordered to monitor therapy.
    • For tablet products : Follow directions carefully. Use within 72 hours of unprotected sex. If vomiting occurs within 2 hours of dose, call MD. May make you dizzy. Use caution when driving. Review all drugs you are taking with your doctor.

    What are side effects of Plan B?Any warnings while using Plan B?Is Plan B contraindicated for any condition?How to use Plan B?What if you missed a dose of Plan B?What if you overdose on Plan B?

    For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

    Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

    Was this helpful?How bad is Plan B? Short answer. Plan B is safe for most. Only in rare cases – in which a person may be allergic, hypersensitive, or have overdosed – is the pill harmful. Plan B should also be used only in emergency situations, as it is not a form of birth control.

    What are the side effects of Plan B? Common side effects of Plan B include: nausea, vomiting, abdominal or stomach pain, tiredness, dizziness, changes in menstrual periods, breast pain or tenderness, diarrhea, or headache.

    What does Plan B do to you? Plan B (levonorgestrel) is a female hormone that can cause changes in your cervix, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus.

    What are the symptoms of taking Plan B? Taking Plan B can cause stomach pain, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, drowsiness, dizziness, and headaches. You may experience a change in vaginal bleeding and breast tenderness after taking Plan B.