My boyfriend and I were having bad luck with condoms when they all kept breaking, and I had to buy plan B 3 times in a span of 9 days. We had sex on Mon Oct 13 and the condom broke and we realized it before we got too far into it, so we got a new one and then that condom broke even though we kept making sure it was intact. He came in me and I Got plan B for the third time. We switched condom types and On Thursday October 16 we had sex again and the condom broke again, luckily before he came in me, but then after getting a new condom and gettin back into it, the condom didn't break at all till when he came in me and realized the condom did end up breaking once again. I was wondering if I still need to take Plan B because I took it so much in the past week and if I would be safe without taking it or should I take it again just to be safe and make sure I won't get pregnant? I realize that I need to get on birth control and that we should get a better condom brand
Took Plan B 3 times in less than 2 weeks, condom broke 3 days after taking it last. Am I safe?
- 18 Oct 2014 by AdeleD98
- 4 July 2017
- plan b, emergency contraception, postcoital contraception, pregnancy, sex, condom
Added 18 Oct 2014:
I had really severe stomach pains after taking it the first time and they lasted 2 days. Today October 17 I started bleeding and getting cramps from
The pill. Not sure if it's the pill or my period. But I would rather have the cramps then the pain of carrying a baby
Plan B is not supposed to be taken prior to having sex, it is used as a preventative care AFTER having sex. Therefore, taking it before you have sex will not work. As long as you take it within 72 hours it will be 89% effective and within 24 hours 95% effective.
If you are on the pill and missed a day or are not sure, Plan B can be used after having intercourse. However it will not work if taken before.
- Plan B Information for Consumers
- Plan B Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Plan B (detailed)
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