What Happens When You Take Plan B On An Empty Stomach?

It is helpful to take the pill with food, and not on an empty stomach.

Your period may start a few days earlier or a few days later than expected.

If it does not start within a week of when expected, you should come in for a pregnancy test and/or evaluation.

Do I need to eat before taking Plan B?

Taken orally and with food as soon as possible, these morning-after pills give the body an intense hormonal burst that disrupts pregnancy. Plan B One-Step is a single pill option; Next Choice requires taking two pills 12 hours apart.

Will Plan B make me sick?

Nausea And Vomiting

In the 24 hours after you take the morning-after pill, it’s totally normal to feel a little nauseous, and even to vomit. For mild nausea, consider taking an anti-nausea medication an hour before popping the Plan B pill.

How do you take Plan B correctly?

It’s a single tablet you take by mouth. Must be taken within 72 hours of unprotected sex.

Are you supposed to take 2 Plan B pills?

Each dose contains 0.75 mg of levonorgestrel. However, recent research indicates that both doses can be taken at the same time up to 120 hours after unprotected sex. The pills are more effective the sooner they are taken, so take 2 Plan B pills at the same time as soon as possible after unprotected intercourse.

Do you swallow Plan B or let it dissolve?

Take levonorgestrel morning-after pills (like Plan B One-Step, Take Action, My Way, and AfterPill) as soon as you can after unprotected sex. Simply swallow the tablet the way you would any other pill.

Can you crush up Plan B and take it?

It’s a good idea to keep emergency contraception around, just in case. You can break them down or crush them into tiny pieces, if that makes them easier to swallow — as long as you take all of the pieces.

Do side effects of Plan B mean it worked?

Like any medication, Plan B One-Step does have side effects. The most common side effect is nausea, which occurs in about a quarter of women after taking the drug. Other side effects include abdominal pain, fatigue, headache, dizziness, vomiting, and menstrual changes.

Can Plan B make your stomach hurt?

if you have severe abdominal pain, you may have an ectopic pregnancy, and should get immediate medical attention. when used as directed, Plan B One-Step® is safe and effective. Side effects may include changes in your period, nausea, lower stomach (abdominal) pain, tiredness, headache, dizziness, and breast tenderness.

Can Plan B have side effects a week later?

Plan B is recommended for use within 72 hours of unprotected sex, but the sooner you take it, the better. Now, the side effects. Plan B has a few other possible side effects, none of which are serious. These include spotting, nausea (and occasionally vomiting), cramps, headache, dizziness, and tender breasts.