I had unprotected sex yesterday, and i took the plan B Step one pill this morning about 9. Should I be okay?
When should my period start again?
Here is a link to plan b info:
Some women may experience spotting a few days after taking Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel tablet) . Menstrual bleeding patterns are often irregular among women using progestin-only oral contraceptives and women using levonorgestrel for postcoital (after sex) and emergency contraception.
If there is a delay in the onset of expected menses beyond 1 week, consider the possibility of pregnancy. Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel tablet) is not effective in terminating an existing pregnancy. A rapid return of fertility is likely following treatment with Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel tablet) for emergency contraception; therefore, routine contraception should be continued or initiated as soon as possible following use of Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel tablet) to ensure ongoing prevention of pregnancy. Take Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel tablet) as soon as possible and not more than 72 hours after unprotected intercourse or a known or suspected contraceptive failure.
If you vomit within two hours of taking the tablet, immediately contact your healthcare provider to discuss whether to take another tablet.
Seek medical attention if you experience severe lower abdominal pain 3 to 5 weeks after taking Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel tablet) , in order to be evaluated for an ectopic pregnancy.
After taking Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel tablet) , consider the possibility of pregnancy if your period is delayed more than one week beyond the date you expected your period.
Do not use Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel tablet) as routine contraception.
Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel tablet) does not protect against HIV-infection (AIDS) and other sexually transmitted diseases/infections.
For women younger than age 17 years, Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel tablet) is available only by prescription.
- Plan B Information for Consumers
- Plan B Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Plan B (detailed)
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