Plan B emergency contraception information sheet

February 2006
Contemporary Pediatrics;Feb2006, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p70
This article presents a patient's guide to Plan B emergency contraception. It describes progestin, the active ingredient in oral emergency contraceptives. It offers information on dosage recommendations, mechanism of action and side effects. It discusses the effects of Plan B emergency contraceptives on pregnancy. Routine pregnancy test and pelvic examination are recommended for patients.


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