The Morning After Pill or “Plan B”
Must be taken within 72 hours of conception
The Morning After Pill is also known as “emergency contraception”. It is eight times the strength of the birth control pill.
How does it work?
There are three ways in which it works.
The result is a chemical abortion.
What are the side effects?
Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, lower abdominal pain, fatigue, headache, breast tenderness and menstrual changes. Most common are nausea and vomiting.
*The Morning After Pill is not effective if a woman is already pregnant. Marin Pregnancy Clinic does not dispense Emergency Contraceptives.
Marin Pregnancy Clinic
1320A Grant Avenue
Novato, CA 94945