So i am on tri-nessa birth control and i was on the dark blue pills right before i would start the green. So i missed Wednesday 12-2-15 and double up on Thursday. Friday morning i had sex and the condom broke. I was really worried because i am on medication for my arthritis and i can not get pregnant while on this medication. So that following monday which would of been 96 hours i took plan b that morning at my local health department. I am suppose to be starting my period anytime now between the 12th-14 is usually when i start i am really paranoid i usually am pretty safe. Has anyone ever taken the plan b pill after the recommended 72 hours i know they say you have 5 days to take it but have you got pregnant? What do you think my chances are of getting pregnant? I just feel like crap right now because i cant get this off of my mind
There is a pill you can take for up to 120 hours (5 days after unprotected sex) called EllaOne. The person who sold you Plan B should have suggested EllaOne, if they knew how long it was since you had unprotected sex.
The manufacturers of Plan B say that it only works for use up to 72 hours after unprotected sex. I guess they are the best people to follow the instructions of. Plan B is unlikely to have prevented a pregnancy.
The other option would have been to have a coil/IUD fitted. That can also prevent pregnancy if used within 120 hours of unprotected sex.
I'm guessing you are now out of the 120 hours window, if I've understood your post correctly.
Most women are fertile at around the days close to day 14 of their menstrual cycle. Not every woman is the same, but as a guide, you'd be looking at the 6 days leading up to day 14, but perhaps for some days after that, if you are a later ovulator. The vaginal fluid thickens in the days before ovulation, to preserve the sperm deposited inside a woman for up to 6/7 days.
The problem with asking people to tell you of examples of Plan B working so much later than the Manufacturer advises (or even within normal guidelines), is that the person would have to know for certain that they would have become pregnant, had they not taken the late Plan B. That's pretty much impossible to say.
If you go to the website of the Manufacturer of Plan B, you can have a look at some of the FAQ & data they post on there. Posting links will delay (or possibly prevent) this post from being shown, so I haven't done that. The site is planbonestep with com on the end.
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