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

Posted 20 May 2015 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 ...

What are the chances of getting pregnant while taking the Ocella white (inactive) pills?

Posted 3 Oct 2011 2 answers

I have been taking ocella since august 23rd/24th. I skipped the white pills on my first pack, and am starting the white pills tomorrow of my second pack. I have had spotting/light period for about 16 days, but it should stop once i start these white pills here in the next day or two and my body ...

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

Posted 29 Aug 2014 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 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 ...

Why is Ocella no longer generic - Is there a generic for Yasmin or Ocella - can't afford!?

Posted 14 Nov 2009 2 answers

I heard Medispan determined that Ocella is no longer generic - how and why. How can something be generic and then no longer generic - Is there a generic - can't affort and was happy that Ocella came along as a generic - It was just as good as Yasmin for me???

Is ocella safe to take? I have been worried with all the news about yaz and yasmin being unsafe.?

Posted 24 Nov 2009 2 answers

... Also, what happens when a person who takes ocella has depression? I am diagnosed with depression and anxiety and am taking medication for it. Will ocella interfere or worsen my condition? i have been taking ocella for approximately 3 years. thank you

Ocella - I missed two active pills and started my period, I didn't have my booklet with me to see?

Posted 16 Sep 2011 1 answer

... exactly what to do so I continued taking them after those two days like normal. A little over a week later was when my period was scheduled to start. Like normal it started when I stopped taking the active pills. However I am now having my period two weeks in a row. Will it even out after this ...

I started taking Ocella a week ago. Is it enough time ( seven days) to start it to work ? or shall?

Posted 3 Aug 2009 1 answer

I started taking Ocella a week ago. Is it enough time ( seven days) to start it to work ? or shall I ... wait longer before having sex?

If I took Ocella about five hours late and then had sex without a condom, could I be pregnant?

Posted 9 Jan 2012 1 answer

I usually take my pill around 3 every day (give or take half an hour), but one day I didn't take it until 8. I had unprotected sex the day before, as well as after I took my pill late. Is it possible that I'm pregnant?

Ocella - I get nauseous on this but have only been taking for a week???

Posted 16 May 2012 2 answers

Did this also happen to any of you? also did your nausea clear up or remain? it's not enough to make me vomit, but just annoying. Also, should i take with food?

I am taking Ocella, and been prescribed Minocycline (acne antibiotic) at the same time. See below?

Posted 19 Aug 2009 1 answer

I am only taking 2 Minocycline tablets a day for the first week, then switching to one a day. My doctor says it would take about 4 tablets a day to even affect my birth control, but I want to make sure. Should I worry about possibly getting pregnant while taking a low dose of antibiotic while I am ...

Lots of breakthrough bleeding on this pill?

Posted 7 Oct 2009 2 answers

I've been taken off ocella due to rib/chest pain and LOTS of breakthrough bleeding. Will breakthrough bleeding be a constant concern on Tri-Sprintec like it was on Ocella? I'm quite sick of that.

Do I need to use condoms if I switch birth contrl pills?

Posted 25 Oct 2009 1 answer

I was on yasmin, but had to switch to Ocella because my insurance would no longer pay fo it. Now they are saying that Ocella is no longer generic so I had to switch again, to Cryselle-28. I finished up the pack of Ocella the immediatly started taking the Cryselle-28. Do I need to use condoms since ...

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