Generic Plan B One-Step

LEVONORGESTREL is an emergency contraceptive (birth control pill). It prevents pregnancy if taken within the 72 hours after unprotected sex. This medicine will not work if you are already pregnant. Compare progestins.

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Plan B, A to Z: Everything You Need to Know About Emergency Contraception

The GoodRx Pharmacist - June 09, 2015

Emergency contraception (Plan B or the “morning-after pill”) has changed so much in the past few years, it can be difficult to know where things stand. There are more options than ever before to prevent pregnancy after birth control failure or unprotected sex, and many are now available over-the-counter.

To get you up to speed, here’s a Plan B timeline, from its initial approval to the present:

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