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

Posted 20 May 2015 by champion1001 1 answer

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 ...

Can I take 3-4 placebo "sugar" pills instead of 7 while on birth control?

Posted 21 Mar 2015 by TealBlue 1 answer

I'm currently using Alysena 28 as a form of birth control. It is a monophasic pill, and contains 21 active pills and 7 sugar pills. I've been using it for 5 months now and take it at the same time every day, and have never missed an active pill. However, I get migraines (without aura) and ...

What does it mean if I'm not getting my period while in the placebo birth control pills?

Posted 5 Mar 2015 by jsp925 1 answer

I have been taking the birth control pill Microgestin for almost a year now. My period has been fairly normal during this time. For the past 4 months or so, I have not always taken the placebo pills, I just continue with the hormone pills. Last month, my period started while I was taking the ...

Microgestin 1/20 - Is the entire bottom row of the pack placebo pills?

Posted 7 days ago by gmarentis 0 answers

What should I do if I don't want to get my period? And can I stop taking the placebo pills and start a new pack even though I have been taking the pack normally for a few months?

Taking Birth Control for the first time?

Posted 6 days ago by joanau 0 answers

Hi, my doctor told me to start on the placebo pill on the first day of my period as this would regulate my period faster. Has anyone had the same experience? When do I get protected?

Aubra - So I have been taking the pill for about 3 months now but there have been times I take it at

Posted 18 days ago by cheeks17 1 answer

... the wrong time and in a moment i had multiple days that i skipped a day and took two the next. I usually skip the placebo pills or rarely take them. I am getting some symptoms but im not sure if its pms or pregnancy since i still have about a week and a half left for my period to come, should i ...

Day 3 of 4 on placebo pills for Gianvi and no period?

Posted 11 days ago by JennaMichelle480 0 answers

I am on day 3 of 4 of Gianvi's placebo pills and I have not started my period. Last month I lost a pill down the sink so I took the next one in the pack which basically meant I wasn't gonna take the last active pill in my pack - so it cut my 20 something pills a day shorter. Do you think ...

Took pill late, had early period. Do I take placebo pills? (I'm sexually active)?

Posted 14 days ago by Puggluvv 0 answers

i missed a 3rd week pill about 5-6 days ago, but took it the next day with my other pill. The next day after that, my period came early. I think it's almost over now, but I'm about to start taking my placebo pills. I had sex yesterday. Should I take placebo pills or skip to my next pack? ...

Pregnant on the pill?

Posted 2 Feb 2017 by ssmmbb369 1 answer

I am religious with my pill taking it at 9pm give or take half an hour each night I've been on it for almost a year (yaz) and have gotten my period on Thursday of placebo week each month. I am on yaz. I use condoms every time and he does not finish in me. My period has not come and it's ...

What is my risk of pregnancy?

Posted 28 Jan 2017 by emiliah 1 answer

I take my pills regularly however I only took the first 6 days of the placebo pills. My period ended on day 3 and I had sex with my boyfriend after my period had ended, during the placebo week. What are my chances of pregnancy?

Microgestin Fe 1/20 - Microgestin placebo pills smelling and tasting like toothpaste?

Posted 29 Jan 2017 by tifa601 0 answers

I've been on this for almost a month and the placebo pills taste like toothpaste and I can smell them through the package and they smell like toothpaste too

I've been on the pill for almost a month now and today was my third last active pill before I?

Posted 1 Feb 2017 by Irb2017 0 answers

Start the placebo pills. But earlier I vomited so I took tomorrow's pill just in case today's pill wasn't absorbed. Now I have only one pill left which is fridays pill. Do I take Fridays pill tomorrow (Thursday) then start the placebo pill on Friday? Will I get my period? Does this ...

Scared of pregnancy... first month of birth control... what to do??

Posted 25 Jan 2017 by Monacored9712 1 answer

I haven't missed any pills during the month, other than taking one 2 hours late and some like 15 minutes apart, but nothing super bad. I was on the placebo ( week 4 ) of the pack and me and my boyfriend had sex, he didn't finish but I'm worried about pre-seminal fluid as he ...

Skipped sugar pills was spotting now getting brown discharge?

Posted 19 Jan 2017 by jollypolly123 0 answers

So i was going on a cruise and on the week was the week i was supposed to take my sugar pills and have my period. however, i didn't want to have my period throughout the entire cruise week so i skipped my sugar pills and started a new pack right away. A few days after my cruise i started ...

If I take Diflucan while on the placebo pills of birth control, will it still become ineffective?

Posted 16 Jan 2017 by Kelseycloud13 1 answer

I have been prescribed Diflucan for a yeast infection, but I don't want to mess up my birth control. If I take it on the first day of my placebo pills will it still harm the birth control?

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