Plan B One-Step (LEVONORGESTREL) Plan B One-Step (LEVONORGESTREL)

What Should you know about  Plan B One-StepĀ®

What Plan B One-Step® Is

  • The first FDA-approved emergency contraceptive available over-the-counter, for anyone who needs it
  • Demonstrated efficacy—when taken as directed, nearly 7 out of 8 expected pregnancies were prevented
  • Contains levonorgestrel, a hormone with a known safety profile that has been used in birth control pills for several decades
  • The #1 OB/GYN recommended brand* of emergency contraception has moved to the aisle1
*Survey of 916 OB/GYNs, February 2014.

What Plan B One-Step® Isn't

  • Is not the abortion pill (RU-486)
  • It will not harm an existing pregnancy
  • Is not routine birth control and should not be used that way, as it is not as effective
  • Does not protect against HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Does not provide long-term protection against future pregnancy—only works to prevent one incident

Did You Know...?

On average only 11% of women use emergency contraception in a given year.3
On average only 11% of women use emergency contraception in a given year.<sup><a style='color:#fff;' href='/hcp/references.aspx'>3</a></sup>