Last month i started taking trinessa birth control on the day my period started (august 12). I took all of the white pills and 2 or 3 light blue ones but unfortunately messed up and started taking the dark blue ones until half of them were gone (always took at the correct time though). I then realized my mistake and went back to the light blue until they were finished and then finished the dark blue ones. I got my period while taking the inactive pills (sept. 4). When i finished the inactive pills i restarted with the white pills and followed everything correctly for this month. On sept. 18th i had unprotected sex and my bf came in me. Just today i took my 3rd inactive pill, but no period. Is it possible that im pregnant or have i been protected this whole time? Please help :(
Unfortunately, since Trinessa is a triphasic pill system (each color has a different strength of hormones in them), taking them out of order is not the best thing.
Since you're only on your 3rd inactive pill, don't freak out yet. Wait another day or so and see if you have your period. Sometimes when you're just starting birth controls, it takes 3-4 cycles of them for your body to get completely adjusted.
It's good news that you got your period last month and took the whole pill pack right this time! I wouldn't worry. Take a pregnancy test if it makes you feel better, but honestly, there is no real reason to worry unless you miss two periods in a row. If this happens, call your doctor and they'll tell you what to do.
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