Aftera [OTC]; EContra EZ [OTC]; EContra One-Step [OTC]; Fallback Solo [OTC] [DSC]; My Choice [OTC]; My Way [OTC]; Next Choice One Dose [DSC]; Next Choice One Dose [OTC] [DSC]; Opcicon One-Step [OTC]; Plan B One-Step [OTC]; React [OTC]; Take Action [OTC]
Contingency One; Next Choice; NorLevo; Option 2; Plan B
- It is used to lower the chance of pregnancy after unprotected sex.
- If your child has an allergy to this drug or any part of this drug.
- If your child is allergic to any drugs like this one or any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell the doctor about the allergy and what signs your child had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
If your child is pregnant:
- Do not give this drug to your child if she is pregnant.
- Tell all of your child’s health care providers that your child is taking this drug. This includes your child’s doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- This drug does not stop the spread of diseases like HIV or hepatitis that are passed through blood. Be sure needles and other things like toothbrushes or razors are not shared. Talk with the doctor.
- This drug will not end a pregnancy.
- This drug is not for regular use to prevent pregnancy.
- This drug does not stop the spread of diseases like HIV or hepatitis that are passed through having sex. Be sure your child does not have any kind of sex without using a latex or polyurethane condom. Talk with the doctor.
- Have your child use birth control to prevent pregnancy.
- Certain drugs or herbal products could cause this drug to not work as well. Be sure your child’s doctor and pharmacist know about all of your child’s drugs.
- If your child’s period is delayed for more than 7 days, talk with the doctor.
If your child is breast-feeding a baby:
- Tell the doctor if your child is breast-feeding a baby. You will need to talk about any risks to the baby.
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Very bad belly pain.
- Upset stomach or throwing up.
- Breast soreness.
- Period (menstrual) changes.
- Belly pain.
- Feeling tired or weak.
- Give this drug within 72 hours after unprotected sex. Give it as soon as you can.
- Tell your child’s doctor if your child throws up within 2 hours of taking an oral dose. Dose may need to be repeated.
- Call your child’s doctor to find out what to do.
- Do not give 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
- Store at room temperature.
- Store in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Throw away unused or expired drugs. Do not flush down a toilet or pour down a drain unless you are told to do so. Check with your pharmacist if you have questions about the best way to throw out drugs. There may be drug take-back programs in your area.
- If your child’s symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your child’s doctor.
- Do not share your child’s drug with others and do not give anyone else’s drug to your child.
- Keep a list of all your child’s drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your child’s doctor.
- Talk with your child’s doctor before giving your child any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. If you have any questions about this drug, please talk with your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
- If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.