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I'm a little confused about something pretty urgent. In what situation is it best to take both Plan B pills at once, like I've been advised to before, and when is it best to take them as the directions say? (One immediately, then the next 12 hours later?)
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It really doesn't change the effectiveness either way - taking the two pills 12 hours apart is just to help cut down on the nausea that EC can cause. Some women find that they experience fewer side effects with 12 hours between pills, others are fine taking both at the same time.

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