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Janurary 10th took 4 plan b pills in a 24

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Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019
Question: Janurary 10th took 4 plan b pills in a 24 hour period. Janurary 21st should have started period, have only had cramping since. How much did this mess up my cycle
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Answered by Dr. Purushottam Neurgaonkar (47 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Some feedback. Wait for menses. Urine pregnancy test.

Detailed Answer:
Hi there
I welcome you to HCM virtual clinic.
I have understood your concern and I will suggest you the best possible treatment options.

First of all do not panic.

I would like to know about few things in detail.

1) Do you have regular menstrual cycle?
2) When was your last menstrual periods?
3) Have you done home urine pregnancy test recently?

I will suggest you to wait for your periods till 31st January.
If you still do not get your periods,then please get morning's first sample of urine tested for pregnancy.
In case of any doubt blood beta HCG test and USG can be done.

Please feel free to communicate with me again.
I hope this answer helps you.
Thanks.
Dr. Purushottam Neurgaonkar
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Follow up: Dr. Purushottam Neurgaonkar (2 hours later)
1) yes to regular menstrual cycle
2) last one was December 24th-30th
3) no home pregnancy test

I know that plan b can mess up your regular cycle and make you late or early for the next, but that’s with only taking one of them. I want to know how much of an impact 4 of them in 24 hours has.
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Answered by Dr. Purushottam Neurgaonkar (25 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Delay in periods can be due to hormones in the pills.

Detailed Answer:
Hi there
Thanks for appreciating the answer and reverting back to me.
I have gone through your reply.

In my opinion, the delay in getting withdrawal bleeding in your case can be due high dose progesterone hormone in the emergency contraceptive pills.

Please wait for the onset of menses.
And as discussed earlier, try to rule out pregnancy as advised earlier.

I hope this answer helps you.
Thanks.
Dr. Purushottam Neurgaonkar
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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Brief Answer: Some feedback. Wait for menses. Urine pregnancy test. Detailed Answer: Hi there I welcome you to HCM virtual clinic. I have understood your concern and I will suggest you the best possible treatment options. First of all do not panic. I would like to know about few things in detail. 1) Do you have regular menstrual cycle? 2) When was your last menstrual periods? 3) Have you done home urine pregnancy test recently? I will suggest you to wait for your periods till 31st January. If you still do not get your periods,then please get morning's first sample of urine tested for pregnancy. In case of any doubt blood beta HCG test and USG can be done. Please feel free to communicate with me again. I hope this answer helps you. Thanks. Dr. Purushottam Neurgaonkar