A Plan B emergency contraceptive pill and acne connection- a brief overview.
By Shilpa Makhija
Plan B is an emergency contraceptive that is able to prevent conception even after sexual union has occurred (thus the name “morning-after”). Like standard birth control pills, morning-after pills contain progestin but in much higher doses. While the contents are similar, the mechanism of action of Plan B is dose related. The drug’s principal effect is to prevent ovulation, but it may also prevent implantation of a potentially fertile egg into the uterine wall. Continue reading “Plan B (Morning After Pill) can Induce Acne”