What is Emergency Contraceptive Pills?
ContraplanII® emergency contraceptive is a backup method that helps prevent pregnancy when taken within 72 hours (3 days) the protection against unplanned pregnancy.
The sooner it’s taken, the better it works. It contains 0.75mg levonorgestrel / capsule. It should not be used as regular birth control.Learn more
Who Should Take ContraplanII
ContraplanII® is available for any woman who needs it. The sooner you take ContraplanII®, the better it works. You should use ContraplanII® within 72 hours (3 days) for protection against unplanned pregnancy.
ContraplanII® is a backup method of birth control you can use when:
- You didn’t use any birth control method before intercourse
- Your regular birth control method failed (e.g., your partner’s condom broke or slipped)
- There was an issue with your regular method (e.g., you forgot to take your regular birth control pill)
How To Take ContraplanII
ContraplanII® is two capsules you take together by mouth within 72 hours (3 days) the protection against unplanned pregnancy. The sooner, the better.
How to know it worked: You will know ContraplanII® worked when you get your next period, which should come at the expected time, or within a week of the expected time.