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Birth control and Plan B one step help

By June 6, 2017 - 9:31am
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Hi, I have some concerns... I don't know if I did everything "right." Please keep in mind, I am trying not to become pregnant.
I started taking Lutera back in May. Had a wonderful experience. The pharmacy was closed due to Holiday. I missed first two white pills on week one (Sunday and Monday). I doubled on Tuesday and two on Wednesday morning, at 6:30 am. I took my regular same time on Thursday morning. Had unprotected sex on Thursday (same day, 7:15 am). I started to panic, when I download my app (helps me keep track of my period and pill;on my new phone). I saw it said my fertile window opens in two days (Saturday, June 3rd). I took Plan B one step pill on Friday, at 8 am. Had major cramps and nausea. Continue to take my pill on time. I read on one website, that I could take 5 active pills within 120 hours and then 5 more in 12 hours later. Is that true? I don't want to over dosage. Plus, I know sperm can last from 3 to 7 days. It's star for my ovulation on June 7th. Did I take the 5 pills technically within 120 hours, should I take the next five? Confused..

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Hello Worriedchicka,

Welcome to EmpowHER. Please call your gynecologist about this.

Making up for the missed doses should have provided you with protection. Taking Plan B may not have been necessary.


June 6, 2017 - 9:41am
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