Previously I was on birth control patches and had to

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Q: Previously I was on birth control patches and had to switch to the depo shot. I had been using the patches for about six months and before it was time for a new batch I got the depo shot instead. It's been about a week and 1/2 since I switched. Today I had sex and no contraception was used. I want to know if I should buy the plan b pill to avoid the pregnancy or is have I been on the depo long enough to have it prevented?

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