*Information comes directly from the Plan B website: planbonestep.com.
It is possible that Plan B One-Step® may also work by preventing fertilization of an egg (the uniting of sperm with the egg) or by preventing attachment (implantation) to the uterus (womb).*
Won't work if you're already pregnant.*
Will not prevent sexually transmitted infections or diseases
**Information comes directly from the Mifeprex website: earlyoptionpill.com.
It won't protect you from HIV infection (the virus that causes AIDS) or any other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)*
For use within 72 hours (3 days) after sex.*
(A method used to) prevent pregnancy from happening after unprotected sex or birth control failure and is not for routine use.*
Known as Plan B ® One-Step (levonorgestrel).
Studies showed that Mifeprex is 92-95% effective for safely ending early pregnancy**
The regimen for Mifeprex requires that a woman make three visits to her healthcare provider over a two-week period.**
Mifeprex is a pill that blocks a hormone necessary to sustain pregnancy. When followed by another medicine, misoprostol, Mifeprex ends the pregnancy.**
Known as Mifeprex® (mifepristone) and Cytotec® (misoprostol). Also known as RU486.
Can be used to end a pregnancy from the time a woman knows she is pregnant up to 49 days (7 weeks) after the beginning of her last menstrual period.**
ella® (ulipristal acetate) is a progesterone agonist/antagonist emergency contraceptive indicated for prevention of pregnancy following unprotected intercourse or a known or suspected contraceptive failure. ella® is not intended for routine use as a contraceptive. One tablet taken orally as soon as possible, within 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected intercourse or a known or suspected contraceptive failure.
ella® is not indicated for termination of an existing pregnancy.
Ectopic pregnancy: Women who become pregnant or complain of lower abdominal pain after taking ella should be evaluated for ectopic pregnancy.
Effect on menstrual cycle: ella may alter the next expected menses.
ella® does not protect against STI/HIV. Side effects include headache, abdominal pain, nausea, dysmenorrhea (changes in menstrual period), fatigue, and dizziness.***
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Side effects include changes in menstrual period, nausea, lower stomach (abdominal) pain, tiredness, headache, dizziness, breast pain, and vomiting.*
Side effects include heavy bleeding, abdominal pain or discomfort, weakness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or fever.**
AbbaCare does not perform or refer for abortions, and we do not provide or distribute contraceptives.
***Information comes directly from the ella® website: ellrx.com.