Plan B is a levonorgestrel morning-after pill that can lower your chance of getting pregnant by 75-89% if you take it within 3 days after unprotected sex.
You can take Plan B up to 5 days after unprotected sex. But the longer you wait to take it, the less effective it is.
Emergency contraception will not affect long-term fertility. It also does not protect against STDs following unprotected sex.
Plan B can be less effective if you have a higher BMI. So that’s when Ella may be a better option for you!
Ella, another form of emergency contraception, is just as effective on the fifth day as it is on the first. However, you will need to see a Planned Parenthood clinician before you can purchase it.