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Is 4 birth control pills equivalent to a Plan B pill

By June 18, 2017 - 12:26pm
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A nurse from my towns clinic was saying that taking 4 birth control pills is the same as taking 1 plan B pill and I'm just wondering if that's actually true.

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Hi, Kboyles.

Thank you for posting.

Yes, depending upon on the pill. While these are not sold specifically as emergency contraceptive pills, they can be effective in preventing pregnancy in the few days after sex. Before doing so, it's best to check in with your doctor about it.


June 18, 2017 - 1:46pm
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