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I used Oral Plan b after a condom break with my partner. The medication was easy to use and seemed to be very effective, since I did not become pregnant. Although I am very satisfied with it's effectiveness the side effects were a big problem for me. I experienced nausea, and headaches. The pills also changed my menstrual cycle and I spotted for several days after my cycle was done. I am also...

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My ex-boyfriend came inside of me after i told him not to. He said not to worry about it that i could just take plan b. I was freaking out and took the medication not even 6 hours later. I ended up becoming pregnant. So just be very cautious and not use plan b as an excuse for unprotected sex. I heard that the effectiveness rate is only about 75%. Ladies please take care of yourselves, don't let a...

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ishta | 35-44 | Female | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
7/5/2021
Condition: Other
Overall rating 5.0
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I took a Plan B on June 3rd and was expecting my period on June 27th. However, on that day I had unprotected sex but didn't take any pill. My period is now 8 days late and I have been having symptoms since the week before my period. I am still having cramps and now sore boobs. I didn't take any pregnancy tests. Can you please share some insight on this? Thank you!

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K | 19-24 | Female | On medication for 1 to 6 months | Patient
6/9/2021
Condition: Postcoital Contraception
Overall rating 4.0
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I’m going to keep this short. I took one for the first time in November 2020. It worked, the only side effect was dizziness and bad cramps when my period came. The second time was in February 2020. This time it scared me because I got my period a few days later than expected and it came with terrible cramps. After my period stopped I was light bleeding for a week. I would wear a pantyliner. But that was abnormal for my body. Now every time I get my period I have cramps which I never had before. And it last 6 days instead of 4. So im saying it changed my body. I’m not taking this again lol.

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K | 19-24 | Female | On medication for 1 to 6 months | Patient
6/9/2021
Condition: Postcoital Contraception
Overall rating 4.0
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I’m going to keep this short. I took one for the first time in November 2020. It worked, the only side effect was dizziness and bad cramps when my period came. The second time was in February 2020. This time it scared me because I got my period a few days later than expected and it came with terrible cramps. After my period stopped I was light bleeding for a week. I would wear a pantyliner. But that was abnormal for my body. Now every time I get my period I have cramps which I never had before. And it last 6 days instead of 4. So im saying it changed my body. I’m not taking this again lol.

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Marina T | 25-34 | Female | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
5/14/2021
Condition: Postcoital Contraception
Overall rating 5.0
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Hi there! I am writing this review because I feel like I need to. Due to the awful, painful and unbearable mental and emotional side effects some of us are unlucky to experience with hormonal birth control, and including the copper IUD, I am not on any form of birth control except for condoms alongside tracking my cycle. It has been going well for the two years I have been using this method until one night, the condom broke without either of us realizing until it was far too late! The worst part was is that it happened on the exact day of predicted ovulation and there wasn't a "pullout" or anything, I was completely unprotected at the time of finishing! This happened at about 12:45AM. When we realized what had happened, I nearly cried as we do not want to conceive now or in our future. So, of course I stayed up late thinking of options "just in case" and reading reviews on plan B's effectiveness during ovulation to see that some sites say it only works by prolonging ovulation while others say it can prevent a fertilized egg from attaching to the uterine wall, etc. I was a mixed bag of emotions due to the uncertainty and also for the concern I have taking the synthetic hormone in Plan B. All local pharmacies in my area open at 9AM. I went and purchased Plan B right when they opened, took it completely at 9:15AM. I called three women's health clinics in my area and talked to two different pharmacists and a doctor about my concerns of what had happened and they all reassured me I would be fine. Still, like most of us in this situation, the worry lingered. I experienced many side effects like "fizzling" cramps, mood swings, bloat, basically PMS symptoms for a while which felt a little "extra". I spent roughly $50 on 10 pregnancy tests as I do show pregnancy symptoms early every time I have conceived. I waited until 4 days before my expected period to arrive, taking three tests in that time, all negative creating some sort of relief. I took a test the day of my expected period to arrive, also negative and another one the second day, then two more the third day. All negative, but I was experiencing pregnancy symptoms and now severe PMS symptoms. FINALLY this morning my period came four days later than the expected date (I am regular to the date). I am so relieved and I understand what you might be going through right now. You're most likely feeling how I was feeling - absolutely terrified, concerned for my future and emotionally confused. Plan B works! If my circumstances relate to your situation, take the pill AS SOON AS POSSIBLE! I am very fertile and need to be as careful as humanly possible so this experience was the worst thing that could happen to me at this time. It almost seemed fated, you know? How could the condom completely break during the exact ovulation prediction date?! Of course it would, right? Amid everything else going on in the world at this time and the personal things my family and I are trying to accomplish, throw a pregnancy scare in the midst! LOL Anyways, I hope reading this has made you feel a little more secure and you get the relief you need in the next coming weeks. Take care and try not to let your mind race! - I know that is a lot harder to do when you're in it... P.S. My period is a lot heavier than it normally starts so that might be expected for you as well. Who knows, we are all different.

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Ro | Female | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
5/8/2021
Condition: Postcoital Contraception
Overall rating 1.7
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I needed to use this day after pill because I didn't use protection with my husband. I am still breastfeeding, with a 10 months old baby. I used less than 12 hours later. I got pregnant... So take care, girls if you don't want to get pregnant use a contraceptive or another method. Very disappointed. Expensive medication. Doesn't work...

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