You can also get the morning-after pill at many family planning or health department clinics, and Planned Parenthood health centers. Plan B One-Step usually costs about $40-$50. Take Action and My Way generally cost less — about $15-$45.
How often can you take the morning after pill?
As you know the morning after pill (also know as Plan B) is a form of emergency contraception that is available over the counter. The morning after pill is actually quite safe and it can be used as often as it is needed. So you can definitely use it twice in one week.
How dangerous is the morning after pill?
Side effects of the morning-after pill, which typically last only a few days, might include: Nausea or vomiting. Dizziness. Fatigue. Headache. Breast tenderness. Bleeding between periods or heavier menstrual bleeding.
Can you take the morning after pill too often?
Simply put, if you’re concerned that you’re at risk of becoming pregnant, you can safely use the morning-after pill, regardless of how many times you’ve taken it before or the precise amount of time that’s passed since the last time you used it. Using the morning-after pill more than once will not increase your risk of any long-term, serious side effects, nor will it affect your fertility or overall health.
How well does the “morning after” pill work?
The morning after pills effectiveness depends on which method is used. Levonogestrel based pills, like Plan-B, are up to 89% effective when taken less than 3 days after unprotected sex. It will continue to work up to 5 days after protected sex, but it’s less effective as time passes.
Is there anything I can take Besides the morning after pill?
“You can take the same type of emergency pill more than once in any menstrual cycle if required, but it may not be possible to take a different type of pill in the same cycle. There are no long-term risks to your health or fertility if you use the emergency contraceptive pill more than once.” The morning after pill was not developed to be taken regularly though, but as an emergency option if your usual form of contraception fails (eg, condoms).
What are the benefits of using the morning after pill?
The morning after pill is an effective contraception which helps prevent unwanted pregnancies. The morning after pill is a form of emergency contraception, which is used for preventing unwanted pregnancy. This is a combined hormone pill which works by regulating the female reproductive cycle to temporarily prevent fertilisation.
Can you have sex the day after taking the morning after pill?
Don’t have sex until you start another method of birth control. The morning-after pill doesn’t offer lasting protection from pregnancy. If you have unprotected sex in the days and weeks after taking the morning-after pill, you’re at risk of becoming pregnant. Be sure to begin using or resume use of birth control.
How effective is the morning after pill three days after sex?
The after morning pills effectiveness depends on which method is used. Levonogestrel based pills, like Plan-B , are up to 89% effective when taken less than 3 days after unprotected sex. It will continue to work up to 5 days after protected sex, but it’s less effective as time passes.