The last day of my last period was October 20th. I had sex on October 26th, we used a condom but it slipped off before he ejaculated. I had Plan B at home, and I took it within 2 hours after my risk. I also have a pregnancy test that I will take around two weeks after my risk happened. I am a very big worrier and I am nervous that I may end up pregnant anyway. How much more effective is Plan B if it's taken within 24 hours or less after the risk?
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Progestin-only emergency contraceptives like Plan B can reduce the risk of pregnancy by up to 95% when taken within 24 hours of the incident. The figures are closer to 89% within the first 72 hours.
So, you've had a relatively low risk. Breathe easy, relax, and wait until you can test. Don't sweat it until you know it's a problem, and reassure yourself that it's probably not.
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