Wondering if there's a safe way to postpone my period? I'm scheduled to stop taking Ocella on Saturday 8/24, but will be camping all next week (8/24 - 9/1) and that would really not be ideal. Ugh. It would be awesome if I could postpone it until the following week or something? Maybe I could just get my next round of pills and take the first week, then have my off week?
23 Aug 2011
Oops, just found the answer to this in another post - great. See below if you have the same question... Thanks anyway!
"Yes it is fine to skip a period every now and then. All you need to do is skip the white placebo tablets altogether and go straight onto the active tablets in your new packet. You will not get your period for that cycle."
- Ocella Information for Consumers
- Ocella Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Ocella (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I went on the birth control Yaz for acne as well as pmdd symptoms. I was on it for about a year with no problems or negative side effects at all. I ...
1 answer • 4 Aug 2010
1 answer • 19 Feb 2012
... think I was backed up and my period came anyway. I stopped taking the pills so I could let my body have my period. I start taking the pills again ...
1 answer • 28 Feb 2012
I have given it a try for a week and am feeling awful both mentally and physically. I know it takes time for your body to get used to a different ...
2 answers • 12 Mar 2013