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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

How do I go from taking pills consecutively to regular?

Posted 2 days 22 hours ago by ANONYMOUSPILLPOPPER 1 answer

So... ive been taking my bc pills everyday to prevent periods. Skipping my placebo pills and starting a new pack each time for about 4 years. Now i want to switch back to taking them the way they are suppose to. (Meaning i want my periods now) i just started a new pack sunday should i take those 3 ...

On birth control Chateal and had a strange period. Quick response please!!?

Posted 17 days ago by Flags164 1 answer

I am on Chateal and took it regularly, June 23rd i had intercourse. I got nervous and took plan b a half hour later. then when starting the placebo pills on Sunday and bled for only 2 days starting on Thursday. A whole month went by and its Thursday on my placebo week and i haven't gotten my ...

Switched birth control pills. Am I still protected?

Posted 16 days ago by Sampam 0 answers

I finished my last pack (Tri-Nessa) placebo pills included. Then on the Sunday I was supposed to start my next pack, I started a new BC pill instead (Microgestin 1/20) I assumed I would still be protected, guess I didn't really think too much into it. Should I have used a back-up method when ...

I have my period when I'm on my normal birth control pills not the placebo one?

Posted 20 days ago by Farmgirl1213 1 answer

Will my period magically move to the placebo pills or do i have to screw up the way I take the pills? My period came the week before the placebo pills and its lighter than usual. This is my first time taking birth control and My period started ten days ahead of the placebo pills. What do I do?

Birth control and effects of skipping placebo?

Posted 31 Jul 2017 by nbs 0 answers

last month i skipped the placebo pills to skip my period due to vacation. just a few days before i reached the placebo i was active (used protection plus birth control pills). this month i took the placebo and my period was just spotting after the first day and usually my periods are really heavy. ...

Birth control and placebo pill?

Posted 31 Jul 2017 0 answers

if i skipped the placebo pills to skip my period last month, and i got my period this next month and it's just spotting, could i be pregnant or am i just spotting because my hormones are thrown off? i was active a few days before i was supposed to start my period but skipped the placebo pills ...

4th day on placebo pills and haven't gotten my period?

Posted 15 Jul 2017 by Laurelwoodward 1 answer

I'm on the pill and I take it around the same time (give or take 10mins) or at the same time every night(usually 10pm). My boyfriend and I are sexually active and we usually use a condom. On the 2nd of July the condom broke and he finished inside me. I had already taken my pill for that night ...

Should I be worried?

Posted 22 Jul 2017 by Mrp2712 0 answers

I've been on Sprintec for about a year now and I've never missed a period. Recently I haven't been taking my pills on schedule everyday and would forget and take it in the morning. I'm on my placebo week and have taken 4 pills and still haven't received my period. I had ...

Bleeding on BC after skipping placebo pills?

Posted 13 Jul 2017 by Haileyval02 1 answer

So I am on sprintec 28 day pills and usually skip my placebo. I started my new pack on the Fourth of July, right on schedule. I've been lightly spotting for a few days now, but is this breath through bleeding when I haven't even missed a pill? And after the bleeding stops, am I still ...

Cryselle - No bleeding with my placebo pills?

Posted 3 Jul 2017 by Crippen1234 0 answers

I'm taking cryselle and this is the second month I've been on it. I haven't had sex and the first month worked perfectly. As I expected I started bleeding the day before I took the placebo pills but I'm on day two of them now and no bleeding. No spotting. I do smoke ciggarets ...

Yaz - Period one week early? Do I need additional contraception until I begin active pills again?

Posted 1 Jul 2017 by M994 0 answers

I got my period a week early, and it will be ending a day before beginning my placebo pills. (I assume this happened due to high stress) Do I need to worry about using an additional form of contraception until I begin my active pills again? For reference I've been on yaz for 7 months, I have ...

Can I skip my last active pill to induce my period to avoid having it for vacation?

Posted 26 May 2017 by Carlyrae9 0 answers

Can I skip my last active pill on Lo Loestrin FE in order to get my period early so that I do not have it on vacation? And then start my next pack a day earlier than normal to keep my placebo time frame the same? I skipped my period last month so technically I've taken 47 consecutive active ...

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