Can I just walk in and buy Plan B?

Aldo Beougher asked, updated on December 19th, 2022; Topic: plan b
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Plan B One Step can be purchased over the counter at drugstores without a prescription or proof of age. Because it is most effective when taken as soon as possible (up to 72 hours after unprotected sex), consider having a ready supply in your medicine cabinet.

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More than that, where can you get emergency contraception?

Some types of emergency contraceptive pills are available over the counter at drugstores and pharmacies for anyone of any age without a prescription. One type of emergency contraception (which works well up to 5 days after unprotected sex) is only available by prescription.

Still further, what kind of pill is trust pill? Ethinyl Estradiol + Levonorgestrel + Ferrous Fumarate (TRUST PILL) is a safe and easy to use contraceptive pill. It is also used in the treatment of menstrual disorders such as painful menstruation, menstrual cycle symptoms, and excessive uterine bleeding.

Not only that, can you buy Plan B at the self checkout?

It's over-the-counter Now, you can walk into any drug store (or even Walmart!) and buy an emergency contraception pill without having that awkward conversation with a pharmacist. Still feel awkward? Use the self-checkout.

What are Plan B alternatives?

Next Choice One Dose, My Way, Take Action, and AfterPill, all work the same way as Plan B One-Step. All of these products consist of the same hormone (1.5 mg levonorgestrel) and are equally effective. Typically, the price for the generic alternatives is approximately between 10% and 20% cheaper than Plan B One-Step.

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Is Plan B legal everywhere?

In June 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved unrestricted sales of one brand of emergency contraception, Plan B. In most states, women and men have access to several different brands and types of emergency contraception, but who can purchase them and where can vary from state to state.

How do I ask for the pill?

Make an appointment with your general doctor or gynecologist . Or you can go to your local Planned Parenthood (or student health center if your school has one). Don't be afraid to discuss birth control or sex with your doctor.

Can you take Plan B immediately after?

Plan B One-Step should be taken within 72 hours of having unprotected sex. You do not have to wait until the morning after having unprotected sex to take Plan B. You should take it as soon as possible, since the sooner you take it, the better it works.

Do gas stations sell Plan B?

Even though Next Choice and Plan B One Step are available without a prescription, the FDA requires that a health professional, such as a pharmacist or a physician, be available to answer questions if needed. As a result, non-prescription EC is not available in places like gas stations or convenience stores.