I recently started Levora on Monday. This is the first time I've taken any form of oral birth control. I've been on it for four days. I took it on the first day of my period. The instructions in the pamphlet say that since I started on the day of my period, I won't have to use any back-up contraceptive. I had unprotected sex after the fourth day. Am I in a high risk for becoming pregnant? I've read online and it says that I should have waited at least seven days before I had unprotected sex. Other sites say after my first full cycle. But the pamphlet says that I should be fine since I started on the first day of my period, and my period has already stopped earlier than usual. Do you think I'm safe? Help Please!
It is always a good idea to have a complete cycle before having unprotected sex. It is always better to be super safe than sorry because of a misunderstanding of the directions. All the years I was on the pill (starting and stopping)..l was told to wait a full month before having unprotected sex. I have already had an unplanned pregnancy because of that. I also miscarried. Then after that nightmare, I started up on the pill again... and was actually afraid to have sex.
Yes, it is possible for you to become pregnant. It is too early I believe to take a pregnancy test but I am not up-to-date on the latest, greatest tests either. I know they are more sensitive now than way back then...
If you are scared, wait for your next period. Also, having what looks like a period... isn't always a period so don't let that old wife's tale fool you. You may need to take a pregnancy test after your next expected period.
I hope you are not... Keep us posted okay???
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