What are the possible side effects of Plan B?
As with most medications there are documented side effects to be aware of. If you have symptoms that persist for more than 48 hours or are severe, see your healthcare professional.
- Abdominal pain
- Breast tenderness
- Irregular menstrual bleeding
Other side effects include:
- Migraine or severe headache
- Lower abdominal pain
- Painful menstruation
- Vaginal discharge
If you experience any of the following side effects, consult with a doctor immediately:
- Itching and a rash
- Sudden or unusual cramps or pain in the stomach or belly
- Uterine hemorrhage
- Vaginal hemorrhage
- Any effects that persist or worsen
Visit your doctor within 3 weeks after taking emergency contraceptive. A doctor should confirm that you are not pregnant, and that this medicine has not caused any harmful effects.
Plan B is a single dose medication. You should never give yourself additional doses.