*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.

About the Abortion Pill

About the Morning After Pill

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.**

Do you know the difference between the Abortion Pill and the Morning-After Pill? 

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.***


Emergency Contraception

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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.