I am on Tri-Sprintec, I usually take it at 6:30 am. I had to leave early for work this morning and completely forgot to take it. Will I still be okay if I take the pill later on this evening?
Take it as soon as you remember and since it will be so late, you should use condoms for back up for the next seven days or abstain from sex. Anytime you go way over 24 hours between pills, there is a danger of possible ovulation so to be on the safe side, use condoms until you have had seven consecutive active pills. Taking it an hour or two late is no big deal but you are going to be taking it more like 10-12 hours late so you should use precautions.
You should be, but if it were me, I would use comdoms or another form of birthcontrol for a week or 2 just in case! Better safe than sorry! I was always told when I was on the pill that if I forget one to take it as soon as I remember it as long as it is before it is time to take the next pill. But if you really want to be sure, call your GYN or your Pharmacist and ask them, they know exactly what to do!!
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