Plan B (Levonorgestrel)
Plan B- Medical Facts You should know About This Birth-Control Drug
What is Plan B?
The active ingredient of the drug Plan B is levenorgestrel. It is a hormone which used in birth control drug. It should be consumed within 72 hours of sexual intercourse.
If taken within 72 hours it can reduce the chances of getting pregnant considerably. The drug is used to prevent pregnancy in case of unprotected sex.
It is a non-prescription drug. It is safely used by girls of even 17 years to prevent pregnancy. The drug is approved by FDA.
It works in a way to check fertilization of female egg by sperm. It can also stop the release of egg from the ovary. Plan B is a very popular birth-control drug which is used for almost 35 years
How to use the drug?
You should use Plan B according to the instructions of your doctor. Do not extend or reduce the dose without consulting a medical expert. You should take the first dose of Plan B as fast as possible after having unprotected sex. You can take the second dose after 12 hours of taking the first dose.
You should keep track of the timing to derive maximum benefit from the drug. During medication if your period gets delayed by more than a week then inform your doctor. Store the drug in a cool place way from heat and moisture.
Do not double dose yourself to make up for a missed dose. You should consult your doctor in case you miss a dose. Do not dispose the drug in toilets.
Any special precautions/ contraindications
Before starting with Plan B, it is necessary to inform your doctor if you are allergic to progestins. You should not use the drug without the advice of a medical expert if you have medical history of migraine headaches or diabetes.
Do not engage in activities requiring alertness like driving after taking the drug. You should not use the drug during pregnancy. The drug is not to be used for abortion. Breast feeding mothers can use the drug only on advice of a medical practitioner.
Inform your doctor about all prescription and non-prescription drug that you may be using before starting the drug.
5 top benefits of this product
A very popular emergency contraceptive pill is called Plan B. The easy availability of the drug has made it more popular among women. The important benefits of the drug are:
• It prevents unintended pregnancy very conveniently.
• It is a hormone-based pill therefore very safe to be used.
• Without any harm to the user it prevents a fertilized egg from getting attached to the uterus.
• It also prevents fusion of male sperm with female egg.
• It is very effective in preventing ovulation in women.
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