I recently had sex and the condom ripped, I took a generic pill called take action 6 hours later, then I took plan B 22-23 hours later. I'm hoping its effective but I'm not sure it will be so I need feed back.
Were there two in the package or just one? There is Plan b and there is Plan b One Step. The Plan b One Step has only one pill. I am sure that you will be as protected as you can be. Emergency contraception is not nearly as effective as regular birth control. If you are going to have sex, you should be on regular birth control pills or another form of hormonal birth control. Emergency contraceptives are around 80-95% effective depending on where you are in your cycle. Regular birth control when used properly is 99.9% effective! Emergency contraceptives are designed to delay ovulation for a few days. If you have already ovulated, they dont do anything. They do not terminate a pregnancy already in progress. Regular daily birth control pills prevent ovulation altogether and this makes for much better contraception effect.
If there is no egg cell released, there can be no baby no matter how much sex you have. Having taken two forms of emergency contraception, you got a huge big blast of hormones so you can expect irregular periods and increased side effects like nausea, bloating, spotting, cramping, headaches, fluid retention etc. If you havent ovulated yet, it should work for you. You may want to consider seeing your Dr or going to your local clinic for regular birth control if you plan to be sexually active. When using condoms, you should always use spermicide inserts, jelly or foam in case the condoms slips or breaks. Spermicide will kill any wayward sperm.!
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