Plan B (Levonorgestrel) is taken to help prevent pregnancy in women who have had unsafe sex.
You can take this preparation at any time during your menstrual cycle. One tablet of Levonorgestrel should be taken orally as soon as possible, but no later than 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sexual intercourse. The second tablet of Levonorgestrel is to be taken orally 12 hours after taking the first dose. However, a different way of taking this medication may be supposed by your doctor. Please follow the instructions provided by your doctor carefully. If you spew within one hour of taking either dose of this preparation, discuss with your doctor whether to repeat the dose.
Call your doctor immediately, if you miss a dose.
Plan B should be kept at room temperature at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C). Short-term Brief storage between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) is allowed.
Plan B Safety information
Your medical history should be revealed to your doctor, pay special attention to: unnatural vaginal bleeding, diabetes, possible pregnancy, allergies (especially to oral contraceptives). Tell your doctor if your regular menstrual cycle is late by at least 1 week. Avoid using the preparation during pregnancy. For further details, consult your doctor. The preparation penetrates into breast milk. Despite there have been no reports of damage to nursing infants, it is recommended to consult your doctor before breast-feeding. Similar to other birth control pills, this medication does not protect or protect against HIV and other sexualy transmitted diseases.
Plan B Side effects
While taking this medication, you may suffer from vomiting, nausea, stomach pain, fatigue and weakness, dizziness, breast tenderness, menstrual changes, headache, and diarrhea. If any of these effects endure or grow worse, inform your doctor.
Call your doctor right away, if any of these harsh side effects occur: low stomach/abdominal pain. Contact your pharmacist or doctor if you observe other side effects not listed above.