Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel, Next Choice One Dose, My Way)

  • Pharmacy Author:
    Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

    Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

  • Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD
    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Is levonorgestrel-oral safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?

  • Emergency contraception pills will not work if you are already pregnant and should not be used during pregnancy.
  • Levonorgestrel is thought to enter human milk after oral administration and should be used cautiously in nursing mothers.

What else should I know about levonorgestrel-oral?

What preparations of levonorgestrel-oral are available?

  • Levonorgestrel is available as a blister pack containing two 0.75 mg tablets
  • Plan B One-Step, Next Choice One Dose, My Way are available as a blister pack containing one 1.5 mg tablet

How should I keep levonorgestrel-oral stored?

Levonorgestrel should be stored at room temperature between 15 C and 30 C (59 F and 86 F).

REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/31/2016
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