Is aftera as good as Plan B?

Is aftera as good as Plan B?

I started using aftera because plan b was out of stock, personally I prefer aftera over plan b. They both contain 1.5 mg of levonorgestrel so there’s really no difference besides pricing. But for some reason plan b always makes me spot, cramp up, and nauseous.

How long does it take for aftera to kick in?

Take 1 tablet by mouth with or without food as soon as possible after unprotected sex. This medication works best when it is taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex.

How long does aftera last?

You have 72 hours (3 days) to try to prevent pregnancy after birth control failure or unprotected sex. The sooner you take AFTERA, the better it works.

How long does aftera side effects last?

After Emergency Contraception. If you have any side effects, they should be gone in a day or two. You don’t have to call a doctor after using emergency contraception, but if you have questions or anything worries you, go ahead.

Do Plan B and aftera work the same?

Though there are many different brands of levonorgestrel morning-after pills, they all work the same way. All brands have the same amount of medicine and the same effectiveness, no matter how much they cost.

How effective is aftera after 72 hours?

How Effective Is Levonorgestrel? If you take the pill within 72 hours after you’ve had unprotected sex, levonorgestrel can reduce the risk of pregnancy by up to 87% if taken as directed. If you take Plan B One-Step within 24 hours, it is much more effective.

Is there a weight limit for aftera?

ella is another emergency contraception pill that may work better for you. If you weigh 195 pounds or more, emergency contraception pills may not work for you at all. No matter how much you weigh, getting certain IUDs as emergency contraception works within 120 hours (5 days) after having unprotected sex.

Is it normal to bleed after aftera?

Some irregular bleeding — also known as spotting — can happen after you take the morning-after pill. Getting your period after taking emergency contraception (EC) is a sign that you’re not pregnant. It’s also normal for your period to be heavier or lighter, or earlier or later than usual after taking EC.

How long do you bleed after taking aftera?

Plan B contains a synthetic form of a naturally occurring hormone, which allows it to prevent ovulation. It does not cause an abortion. Some people who take Plan B experience light bleeding or spotting for up to 1 month afterward, and this goes away on its own.

Can aftera cause discharge?

General. The most commonly reported adverse effects are alterations of menstrual bleeding patterns, nausea, abdominal/pelvic pain, headache/migraine, dizziness, fatigue, amenorrhea, ovarian cysts, genital discharge, acne/seborrhea, breast tenderness, and vulvovaginitis.

Does aftera make you emotional?

The emergency method can also cause mood swings and you may feel more emotional than normal. This is due to the hormones in the pill and should resolve within a few days, however, if you’re worried or if you experience ongoing feelings of depression, speak to a medical professional about it.

Does aftera work if you are ovulating?

Morning-after pills won’t work if your body has already started ovulating. This is why timing is so important, especially if you’re using Plan B and other levonorgestrel morning-after pills.

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How do I make an appointment at CVS MinuteClinic?

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