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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 ...

Birth Control Pills - took my last week of placebo pills and I took them for about 6 days got one?

Posted 5 days ago by trish-25 0 answers

... day left but i took a active pill on the 6th day. would that stop my period?

Is there any chance that there are placebos in these packs?

Posted 14 days ago by Brendaleejohnson 1 answer

I'm asking about placebos because some days cigarettes taste awful and give me nausea and I don't smoke at all and other days they taste as good as ever! If that gross effect happened every day I'd already have quit. I'm on week five. My quit date was at the end of week four. I ...

Junel Fe 1/20 - Been taking Junel Fe for 2 months. Skipped the placebo pill on the first month...

Posted 18 days ago by Hijklmnop99 0 answers

... and now on second row of yellow pills and have cramps and period. Why won't my period stop if I skipped?

Should I take all the placebo pills in my pack even though my period is only 3 days long?

Posted 23 Nov 2017 by LDiaz789 1 answer

I’ve been taking Microgestin Fe 1/20 for about six months. Should I take all 7 sugar pills even though my period lasts about 3 days or should I start my new pack immediately after my period ends. I’ve read on sites that you’re still protected during that sugar pill week, but ...

Started “period” 2 days before placebo pills on Sprintec. Advice?

Posted 17 days ago by SpEventer 0 answers

I’m on the last part of my 2nd pack of Sprintec. I started bleeding/spotting/period while having 2 active pills left. I had zero issues with this on my first pack! Firstly, I am concerned of pill’s effectiveness. Secondly could this be due to taking pill an hour late once or twice a few ...

Mixed up last month's placebo week pills with this months placebo week pills can I take either?

Posted 19 days ago by josiemcruz 0 answers

Last month I skipped my placebo week and went straight to a new pack but I forgot to throw out last month's placebo week and mixed them up with this months placebo week does it matter which ones I take since there both placebo weeks

I've had my period for 5 weeks on Tri-Sprintec and am approaching placebo, can I skip placebo?

Posted 22 Nov 2017 by ribon225 0 answers

I've been on Tri-Sprintec for three months and I am just about to reach the week where I take my placebo pills. The issue is that I had missed a pill about two months ago, started my period, and near the end of that period missed another one (both times I took the pill as soon as I remembered, ...

Been taking Microgestin Fe 1/20 for 9 months and just took Plan B on it?

Posted 9 Nov 2017 by Laurenmarie1 1 answer

So I’ve been on birth control since March of 2017, never have missed a day. And on October 6 I started my period and it finished around the 10-11th so I still had a couple placebo pills left before I rolled into my new pack. My boyfriend came in me while I was still on the placebo pills so I ...

Took Plan B 2 months ago - I'm on pill and period keeps coming before placebo week?

Posted 3 Nov 2017 by Tenjiy 1 answer

At the end of August I took Plan B as I had accidentally missed three pills (long story short my pharmacy messed up my pill brand and I accidentally took the inactive pills because they were the same color as my old active pills) I have been consistently on my birth control pills since then, but ...

Period started before placebo pills ended, do I skip to my next pack or finish this one?

Posted 8 Nov 2017 by Deathcabforkels 1 answer

So I have a pill pack with the reminder week at the end. I'm new to birth control and have been in it a month. Well I have like 4 reminder pills left but I'm starting my period, do I finish out the reminder pills or go a head and skip to the next pack? I need whichever answer will help me ...

Took Plan B Two Days before Inactives of Birth Control Pill?

Posted 1 Nov 2017 by sarahma7 1 answer

I am on Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo pill. I took Plan B last Friday (because I have was having diarrhea and wasn’t sure if the pill was being fully absorbed), and my placebo pills started on Sunday. I normally get my period on Tuesday and now it’s Wednesday morning and I haven’t gotten it ...

Birth control question?

Posted 22 Oct 2017 by Wafflesandbacon 1 answer

I took my pill last night and had sex. I am not taking it tonight because it’s the start of my placebo pills. Am I at risk?

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