Emergency Contraception Pills


It's a type of pill that you can take up to five days after having unprotected sex. Not a regular method of birth control. It doesn't protect from HIV or STD's/STI's.

Side Effects

Vomiting, dizziness, tenderness of breasts, headache, cramps, diarrhea, irregular menstrual cycle.


Works best the sooner you take it after unprotected sex.

Should be taken within 72 hours after sex.

Teens (17) can get without parent permission.

Not a regular method of birth control.

If taken while pregnant it will not affect/terminate the baby(used to prevent pregnancy not end one).

Can get over the counter or prescribed.

Don't need to show ID, but be prepared to show one.

There a 4 Generic Brands.

Generic Brands

Plan B one Step

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Next Choice One Dose

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Pros- Can prevent pregnancy,can use while breast feeding, men/women can buy the pills without prescription, if regular birth control is forgotten then you can take plan B.

CONS- Swelling of mouth, throat, and lips. In rare cases there's a risk that the baby will develop in the Fallopian tubes instead of the uterus, it can cause birth defects or miscarriage. Costs alot. Doesn't protect against STD's. May cause spotting.

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