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Cramping 2 weeks after plan B

By December 11, 2012 - 12:47am
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So 2 weeks ago I had unprotected sex and took plan b after 24 hours. Then a week after, around the days of my expected period I bled for a day and a half. Now that two weeks passed I've been cramping for 3 days straight and feeling bloated. I took two hpt tests already and both were negative. I know that the plan b pill has side affects but it's been two weeks already and my periods are always regular...

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Hi Sarahibby,

A change in your period is a common side effect of Plan B. 

When taken as directed, Plan B One-Step® is safe for women. Some women will have mild temporary side effects that include:

  • Changes in your period
  • Nausea
  • Lower abdominal pain
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Breast tenderness

These are similar to the side effects that some women have when taking regular birth control pills. Some women taking Plan B One-Step® will have menstrual changes such as spotting or bleeding before their next period. Some women may have a heavier or lighter next period, or a period that is early or late. If your period is more than a week late, you should get a pregnancy test.

If you should experience severe abdominal pain, you may have an ectopic pregnancy and should get immediate medical attention.

Hope this helps,


December 11, 2012 - 9:41am
(reply to Rosa Cabrera RN)

Thank you so much :)
Yea I hope that it's the side effects, I was thinking about taking a visit to my doctor. Just to be safe

December 11, 2012 - 10:05am
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