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Plan B: Side effects, how long they last, and how to get relief

Emergency contraceptives, like Plan B One-Step, use a synthetic hormone called levonorgestrel, which mimics the sex hormone progesterone, which prevents ovulation and, hence,pregnancy. Plan B contains three times more levonorgestrel than a regular birth control pill. As a result, this large, concentrated dose can cause side effects like fatigue, nausea, […]
Plan B: Side effects, how long they last, and how to get relief
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Getting Emergency Contraception Is Easier In The Middle East Than In The US

[credit provider=”Wikimedia/Mettiche” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pdgd.jpg”] We were barely in our hotel room in Damascus, Syria a half hour before our afternoon delight came to a jolting halt.Khair, my husband, who is Syrian and always calm in emergency situations, muttered an understated “uh oh.”
Getting Emergency Contraception Is Easier In The Middle East Than In The US