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Shouldn't Plan B be taken within 72 hours of intercourse to be effective?? I read that somewhere?

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Marvell 11 Aug 2013

Yes, Plan B should be taken within 72 hours after unprotected sex.

The first dose of Plan B must be taken as soon as possible after unprotected sex (no later than 72 hours afterward). The second dose must be taken 12 hours after the first dose. The timing of these doses is very important for this medication to be effective.

MacIntosh12 12 Aug 2013

Hi ChelleKay,
I've read the same, within 72 hours. There are so many questions regarding Plan B, aren't there? And BC pills, loads of questions there, too.

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