Both My Way (levonorgestrel, generic Plan B One-Step) and ella® are safe and effective forms of emergency contraception.
My Way is:
- Available over the counter at the Alpha Shop, or with a prescription from your Alpha Provider if you would like to use insurance or are in an area with limited access
- Approved for use up to 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex
- 75% - 87% effective in preventing pregnancy, and more effective the sooner it is taken
- Available with a prescription only, which you can receive from your Alpha Provider
- Approved to be taken up to 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected sex
- 98.9% effective in preventing pregnancy
Your Alpha Provider will also be able to help you choose.