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Condition: Postcoital Contraception
6/19/2015 8:34:48 PM

Reviewer: sarahs1214, 25-34 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I wanted to write a review because I was in the shoes of freaking out that I may be pregnant and found a lot of negative or people that didn't respond. I'll start by saying my period is like clockwork every month. I know when I am ovulating. I had an incident where the condom broke and it happened to be on a day for sure around ovulation. It was the weekend so I went to walmart the next da ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Postcoital Contraception
6/2/2015 7:54:41 PM

Reviewer: TypicalGirl, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Me and my boyfriend have been together for 4 years and sexually active for 3. We do not use condoms or birth control but we have never had any "slip ups" until recently. I read the reviews before I purchased the pill. Most of these reviews scared the life out of me but I still took the pill. I took it about 28 hours after sex and I started seeing side affects the next day such as tender ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Postcoital Contraception
4/21/2015 5:31:50 PM

Reviewer: blah blah, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication does not always work. I took 2 pills,(you only need to take one now). I had unprotected sex took it within 12 hours and had unprotected sex that evening and took it 36 hours (max) later. Four weeks later I find Im pregnant. they say 89% if taken within 72 hours, doctors office actually tell you 70%. Be careful!

Condition: Postcoital Contraception
3/6/2015 9:41:56 PM

Reviewer: bird1234, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Took Plan B within 12 hours of unprotected sex. No side effects happened within the time the box mentioned. And come to find out 5 weeks later I am pregnant. Needless to say not happy at all. The box and the reviews fail to tell you that if you are the slightest bit overweight based on your BMI it will not work - it drastically changes the effectiveness.

Condition: Postcoital Contraception
3/2/2015 2:49:57 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Proceed with caution! Yes, its great to have a solution for accidents, but this manufacturer needs to be more forthcoming about the side effects. I had a horrific experience with this pill. I had extreme anxiety and no energy for at least 4 weeks after taking this. They say these systems can last 24 hours. Not true. Multiply that by 30. This also created a 15+ day period AND an ovarian cyst ... Show Full Comment

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