Plan B


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Plan B

(plăn)
A trademark for a drug that contains levonorgestrel and is a form of emergency contraception.

contingency plan

A generic term for an arrangement made for a patient in the event that his/her original care plan fails or is unviable—e.g., either the care coordinator is unavailable or part of a care plan cannot be carried out on short notice.
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Fulfilling these requirements, Plan b Group will begin work on marketing activities starting immediately.
Tendo Nagenda, who oversaw Katwe and also worked at Plan B before joining Disney, is shepherding Dr.
Plan B's long-term solutions, the expert says, will be funded by municipalities based on the plans they choose, so no cost estimate is available.
He wasn't able to land it, so he personally flew himself and the Plan B filmer back to Canada a week later to handle business.
Generic versions of the morning-after pill are said to cost about $10 less than Plan B. Under the new regulations, generic versions of single-pill EC may be stocked on the shelf, but will require women to present identification proving they're at least 17 to buy them.
FDA first approved Plan B as an emergency contraceptive for prescription use in 1999, and Plan B's manufacturers first applied to offer the drug over the counter a decade ago.
The reality is that there is overwhelming scientific evidence that the IUD and Plan B work only as contraceptives.
"We get a lot more plan B's coming to us - it's easy to spot the good players of today, but trying to spot the good players of tomorrow is a lot more difficult," he adds.
She also starred in Madonna's movie Filth and Wisdom and Plan B's music video for She Said.
But to get involved, budding Lily Allen's and Plan B's need to audition first.
On the other hand, rapper Plan B, dropped a place to number four with 'She Said'.
(1) As a result of the decision, the FDA must review the age limitations and immediately allow Plan B's manufacturer to sell EC to 17-year-olds over-the-counter (OTC).