Plan B emergency contraceptive may not work in heavier women

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Alarming news broke recently that the emergency contraceptive levonorgestrel, sold as Plan B, may not work for women who weigh 165 pounds or more. This information does not appear on the packaging or information sheets for Plan B, which has been sold since 2000.

Read CWHN Executive Director Anne Rochon Ford's comments about this issue in the Canadian Medical Association Journal here.