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Skipped my placebo pills and went straight to new pack of active pills?

Posted 20 May 2015 by champion1001 2 answers

I've been on the birth control pill Ocella since December of 2013. I take it farily consistently at 3:30pm every afternoon. Since last Wednesday (5/13) I have been spotting, light brown discharge but also some heavier red occasionally-- i think because I had taken my pill a few hours late some ...

How long do I have to wait to not use a condom after not taking my pill for a week?

Posted 2 Oct 2016 by Briecheese 1 answer

So I've been taking Ocella/Yasmin birth control pills for about 10 months now. There was a problem with my insurance and I couldn't take my pill. It's been a week and 1 day. I just took it tonight. We've been using condoms but they hurt for some odd reason. If you have a answer ...

I've just started Ocella not long ago. I finished my first pack and a week of my second pack and?

Posted 3 Aug 2016 by Marleemathis 0 answers

... still haven't gotten my period. Is this normal for this birth control?

I take Ocella and have for quite a few years. I still have two active pills left but I have been?

Posted 6 Aug 2016 by srhassett 0 answers

Spotting and starting to bleed. Is this normal and do I finish this pack of pills and start my next one like normal? I have all so been passing dark blood like it's old.

Missed 3 pills in second week, what now?

Posted 10 Apr 2016 by Betwixt 0 answers

I am on a combination pill birth control (Ocella) and a Sunday Starter. I missed Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in week two. This is the first time this has ever happened in my four years of being on the pill and I took MANY steps to make sure it never happens again. I just took my Sunday pill, ...

Drospirenone/Ethinyl Estradiol - Switching from ocella to drospirenone ethinyl estradiol?

Posted 6 Mar 2016 by LegitDaisy 0 answers

I was on Ocella for a month and when I went for a refill they gave me a generic that said it was the same medication. My chances of getting pregnant can't be any higher than when i was on ocella since it is the same drug. Right? I shouldn't need a back up method of birth control while ...

Ocella - I take my pills every night on time or some times hour late had sex with my boyfriend last?

Posted 27 Feb 2016 by Acme1920 0 answers

... Friday but I took my pill before we did it I also just started taking this brand this month.This week I should of been on but I'm still not got 4 more white pills to go ... HELP

Is heavy bleeding normal for the first 2 weeks of starting Ocella?

Posted 29 Aug 2014 by thistlesandthorns 2 answers

I have taken Ocella in the past (though not for three years due to our health insurance change.) I recently started taking Ocella after a normal Pap on the first day of my period, August 12th. On August 22nd, I was still bleeding heavily (super plus tampons every hour, passing LARGE clots.) I ...

Skipped placebo last month, had non-stop bleeding, now am taking placebos?

Posted 9 Jun 2015 by champion1001 2 answers

After I skipped my placebo pills last month on Ocella birth control and continued taking the next pack, I've had non-stop bleeding for over 3 weeks. I was also spotting before I had even skipped placebos (so that might factor in?). Now I have finished this pack and am on the placebos, taking ...

Missed 2 pills during the 3rd week of Ocella active pills?

Posted 13 Jan 2016 by kmauerx3 0 answers

I accidentally missed 2 pills during the 3rd week of active pills. What should I do? Some?sites say to take two today and two tomorrow to be on track, and other sites say because you are in your last week you need to throw out your pack and start over. Why are the pills in the 3rd week treated ...

Ocella - I just began my first birth control and I didn't start on a Sunday after my period?

Posted 28 Dec 2015 by Yunuen 0 answers

I am bleeding a bit and I get cramps, but I don't bleed as much as a normal period and I'm still on my last week of active pills. It's not period, what is it? Is this normal? Please help!

Birth control perfect use vs typical hse?

Posted 16 Nov 2015 by champion1001 0 answers

I've been on birth control since December 2013, Syeda for a few months and then ocella for the most part and currently. Last month I changed my time of taking the pill at the start of my new pack, from 1030 am to 1 pm. I'm wondering what exactly counts for perfect use. I usually take it ...

Feeling pregnant on birth control?

Posted 29 Jul 2015 by champion1001 1 answer

I've been on ocella / syeda birth control pills for about two years now (December 2013) and have always taken my pills fairly consistently everyday. After I had tried to skip placebo pills in May, this year, I had breakthrough bleeding for the rest of the pack til it went back to normal in ...

NuvaRing - Was on ocella then switched to nuva ring, when do I remove?

Posted 29 Jul 2015 by MADZmama 2 answers

I was taking ocella (birth control pill) for 8 days and I wanted to start the nuva ring my gynecologist said to stop the pill and insert the ring on the 9th day, should I take out the ring on the 21st day?

I am currently taking Ocella. I always take it at night. I still had a week of active pills before?

Posted 27 May 2015 by CB1991 1 answer

... beginning my placebo week, I fell asleep before taking my pill one night, but took it first thing the next morning. Then, later that day I started bleeding as if starting my menstrual period. Should I just refill my prescription and continue with active pills until the end of that pack? Or do I ...

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