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#1 sansglutengrl

 
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Posted 18 June 2007 - 04:23 PM

Hi Everyone,

I'm in a bit of a situation... :ph34r: and I'm wondering if anyone knows whether or not the morning-after-pill, Plan B is gluten free?? I can't find out anywhere.... Any information as soon as possible would be huge.

Thanks!

-sansglutengrl
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#2 Eriella

 
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Posted 18 June 2007 - 04:32 PM

Hi Everyone,

I'm in a bit of a situation... :ph34r: and I'm wondering if anyone knows whether or not the morning-after-pill, Plan B is gluten free?? I can't find out anywhere.... Any information as soon as possible would be huge.

Thanks!

-sansglutengrl



I am looking it up, but my advice is that it is better to be glutenated than go through an abortion later.
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#3 happygirl

 
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Posted 18 June 2007 - 04:33 PM

http://www.go2planb....PDF/PlanBPI.pdf

starches are clearly labeled as potato and corn

" The inactive ingredients present are colloidal silicon dioxide, potato starch, gelatin, magnesium stearate, talc, corn starch, and lactose monohydrate."

If in doubt, call your pharmacist, too.
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Posted 18 June 2007 - 04:43 PM

Hi Everyone,

I'm in a bit of a situation... :ph34r: and I'm wondering if anyone knows whether or not the morning-after-pill, Plan B is gluten free?? I can't find out anywhere.... Any information as soon as possible would be huge.

Thanks!

-sansglutengrl



I checked the inactive ingredient list ( http://www.go2planb....PDF/PlanBPI.pdf ) and nothing looks problematic. I would go the pharmacy, ask the pharmacist (not the technician who hands you the drugs) to also look over the ingredients, but it looks like it is safe.

Good Luck!
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#5 Felidae

 
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Posted 18 June 2007 - 06:01 PM

It's better to be glutened than to have an unwanted pregnancy/child.
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Posted 18 June 2007 - 07:09 PM

it is better to be glutenated than go through an abortion later.


The morning after pill is a chemically induced early abortion.
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#7 Ridgewalker

 
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Posted 18 June 2007 - 07:16 PM

The morning after pill is a chemically induced early abortion.



Actually it's not; it prevents conception from occuring.
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Posted 18 June 2007 - 07:20 PM

We're straying from the original question. She asked for information related to gluten intolerance, not for us to judge her or the product in question. Let's keep to the original topic, please.
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#9 CarlaB

 
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Posted 18 June 2007 - 07:22 PM

Actually it's not; it prevents conception from occuring.


It can abort a conceived embyo before implantation. http://en.wikipedia....y_contraception
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Posted 18 June 2007 - 07:26 PM

We're straying from the original question. She asked for information related to gluten intolerance, not for us to judge her or the product in question. Let's keep to the original topic, please.


This is not the place to debate the ethics of the morning-after pill. We are not here to judge.
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#11 CarlaB

 
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Posted 18 June 2007 - 07:28 PM

This is not the place to debate the ethics of the morning-after pill. We are not here to judge.



Sorry, I wasn't debating the ethics, only the mechanism. I know how controversial topics can go around here ... so I certainly did not mean to start a debate on the ethics.
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#12 Ridgewalker

 
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Posted 18 June 2007 - 07:38 PM

Me too- sorry.

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--Son, Ezra, age 5. Gluten-free 10/13/07. Bipolar tendencies, massively improved on gluten-free diet! He's also allergic to a jillion antibiotics.
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Posted 18 June 2007 - 07:44 PM

Peace, everybody. Let's call this topic done.
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Posted 19 November 2012 - 04:25 PM

It can abort a conceived embyo before implantation. http://en.wikipedia....y_contraception


Actually if you go directly to plan b's website, they tell you it will not terminate a pregnancy if pregnancy has already occurred and that it has no effect on the fetus.
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Posted 19 November 2012 - 04:33 PM

Actually if you go directly to plan b's website, they tell you it will not terminate a pregnancy if pregnancy has already occurred and that it has no effect on the fetus.


You know you are responding to people who posted 5 years ago. Most of these people aren't on here any longer nor is this the place to debate the ethics of "Plan B"
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