I am heavier than the weight limit of plan B effectiveness and I have taken Plan B twice now and it has worked both times for me and I am not going to be a mom (yay lol) so really this is more of a statement claiming that the "weight limit" plan B claims is bull and you can still take the pill and have it be effective regardless of your weight.
There is no weight limit. The Manufacturer advises that Depo is 'less effective' for those with a BMI over 26, not that it is 'ineffective'.
If someone has a BMI of over 26, it is worth asking for the pill EllaOne, rather than Plan B, which is said to be just as effective for heavier women.
Plan B is just more of a gamble in this situation. Plus you'd have to know for sure that you would have conceived had it not been for the Plan B, which means you'd have had to know that you were upon the few days a month that a woman can become pregnant, & everything else was appropriate for conception.
Making a claim that it is effective & that Plan B's claim is 'Bull', risks other women reading this, taking your word for it & potentially becoming pregnant because they weren't as lucky as you potentially were. We have to be careful what we say on here, as the wrong advice could wreck lives for some people, if pregnancy had to be avoided.
- Plan B Information for Consumers
- Plan B Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Plan B (detailed)
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