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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 ...

Taking placebo pills instead of active ones by mistake-pregnancy likelihood??

Posted 6 days ago by Angel90 0 answers

So I've just been prescribed a new birth control pill, didn't realise this was a pack with placebo pills too, i have been taking them for the last 4 days (since starting the new pills) but I've just realised it's the placebo pills that I've been taking!! I've had sex ...

Should I start with the placbo pills or the active pills when on my period?

Posted 16 days ago by vidz1705 2 answers

My doctor told me to take control pills to control my hormones. I am on my 4th day of my period and not sure if I should start with the placebo pills (the brown ones) or the active pills (the white ones). The pills which I have been given by the pharmacy are called Control Pills manufactured by Jai ...

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 ...

Breakthrough bleeding after switching birth control?

Posted 26 May 2017 by Alexusannx33 0 answers

Hello, so basically I have been on Trinessa Lo since May 2016. Earlier this month, after all of my placebos were gone, I went to the pharmacy to pick up a new pack as I always did. Unfortunately, I didn't realize that my doctor needed an appointment with me after a year on birth control for ...

Can I get pregnant during placebo week if I don't have my period on placebo week?

Posted 3 Apr 2017 by Mlynnc2013 0 answers

I'm on the pill and I had my period this month before placebo week so the second or third day into the week I was completely off my period. I know I probably can't because I'm flooded with the hormone but 4 days not taking the white pill while not on my period scares me. Anyone have ...

Am I protected by my birth control pill if my period came a week early?

Posted 23 May 2017 by J8991 0 answers

Hi, I'm currently on loloestrin fe for birth control and have been on it for about half a year now. Occasionally my period comes about a week early (before I reach the last week/placebo pills) which I think has a lot to do with my stress levels. I'm wondering, if I still continue to take ...

Skipped birth control placebo pill yet still bleeding 2 weeks into the hormonal pills?

Posted 15 May 2017 by Birthcontrolprobs 0 answers

I've been on Orsythia birth control for a few years now. I decided to try skipping the placebo pills & going straight to a new pack of pills to skip my period for the first time a few months ago. It was fine for 3 weeks, but then I went to skip the new pack's placebo pills too. A few ...

Is it normal for this pill to cause 2-3 days of spotting with no real period?

Posted 19 May 2017 by Jordan sanders 0 answers

This is my second month on this pill and I had 2-3 days of spotting starting 3 days before my placebo pills and then that ended and period never started?

I am on the pill and take it regularly. The latest I've taken it is around 30 min. My partner and I?

Posted 17 May 2017 by Awhite7 0 answers

Usually use a condom but one time we didn't in the shower. It only lasted 2 sec and he didn't ejaculate at all, and he also pulled out. Now I'm on my placebo pills and I have had a brown discharge for a couple days and last night some bleeding but no the intense bleeding like a ...

I took Sunday's birth control pill on Saturday, a day early, what to do?

Posted 7 May 2017 by nt711 0 answers

So I took my Sunday birth control pill on Saturday (yesterday) thinking it was Sunday BUT Saturday was a placebo pill so I know it's okay that I skipped it (It was the last pill in the pack) but now my days will be all off (I would have to take Monday's pill on Sunday and Tuesday's ...

Starting a new pack later than my usual timing?

Posted 10 May 2017 by Jessicae95 0 answers

Hi there, I am probably just being paranoid. I had sex during my placebo week. And today I was suppose to start a new pack at 8pm (my usual timing) but I took it at 11.45pm instead. Is this bad? Also can I take my next pill at 8pm tomorrow onwards? Or still to 11.45pm? Paranoid here ...

Had sex the night of my last placebo pill day. Was unable to start new pack the following day?

Posted 4 May 2017 by AmandaC84 1 answer

because it was Sunday and the pharmacy was closed. Monday after work I got my new pack and took the pill for Sunday and Monday together at 4 pm. I have taken all pills correctly since. (and all pills prior to this were taken correctly). I am not having lightheadedness and much fatigue. My breast ...

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