... went to by the pill the morning after, but an hour after I took the pill I threw up. Any chance the pill still made an effect to prevent pregnancy?
The Manufacturer states that if you vomit within 2 hours of taking the Plan B, that your body may not have absorbed the medicine, so as you vomited after 1 hour,. it's unlikely it will work for you.
To add to that, Plan B is thought to work in a couple of ways. The main one is to delay ovulation. If you were already ovulating, then it won't have been able to do that.
It is 'thought' that it may prevent the egg & sperm meeting,. & also by making the lining of the womb unsuitable for pregnancy. If you hadn't vomited then it 'might' have worked in those ways for you, but it's not guaranteed.
So basically, no. I don't think it will have worked for you.
Have you considered having an IUD/Coil inserted? This can be an emergency form of contraception up to 5 days after unprotected sex, & can be left in place as long term contraception.
- Plan B Information for Consumers
- Plan B Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Plan B (detailed)
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