Plan B | levonorgestrel
Medication Class: Progestin Contraceptive
Manufacturer: Duramed Pharmaceuticals
Approval date: July 1999
What is Plan B and how does it work
Plan B (morning after pill) is a progestin only birth control pill that works by preventing ovulation or fertilization. It does not work if a woman is already pregnant.
What is Plan B used for
Plan B is an emergency contraceptive. It is used following unprotected intercourse or if the primary method of birth control fails.
How Effective is Plan B
What are interesting facts about Plan B
What is the dosage of Plan B
What are the side effects of Plan B
Common: Headache, heavier menstrual bleeding, nausea, lower abdominal pain, fatigue, and dizziness
What is the cost of Plan B
$22.85 to $50.77 per tablet
References: Plan B FDA Prescribing Information
Last Updated: 7/2013
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