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  •  As I understand it, the health risks are (8+ / 0-)

    spectacularly low for Plan B and other similar EC pills.  Looking at the contraindications, it's basically suspected or known pregnancy, or diabetes, because it can mess with your blood sugar.  The only serious side effect listed is a possible allergic reaction, but this is a risk with practically every drug.  It also may reveal an ectopic pregnancy through abdominal pain.

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