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Unprotected sex, took Plan B, bleeding brown blood. Am I pregnant?

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i had unprotected sex with my bf and the day after i bought plan B i only took 1 pill 5 days later im bleeding brown blood is it that im pregnant?
Posted Mon, 30 Apr 2012 in Menstruation and Miscarriage
Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal 31 minutes later

Thanks for posting your query.

Plan B should be taken as early as possible and not later than 72 hours of unprotected sex. It is not effective if taken 72 hours after unprotected sex. It is 95% effective within 24 hours of unprotected sex, 85% between 25 - 48 hours and 58% if taken between 49 - 72 hours.

Since you took the pill within 24 hours, the chances of your being pregnant are minimal.

Slight brownish bleeding after 5 days is a normal expected response due to mild hormonal disturbance that it causes. It may also delay your normal period by 7-10 days.

Hope, this answers your query. I will be glad to answer the follow up queries that you have.

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