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

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... read more

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

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... read more

Sertraline - Feeling worse on 4th week on Zoloft?

I started Zoloft on 17th of January. Felt good right away(probably placebo). Now on the 4th week and feel depressed and anxious again. Cant sleep well and getting hit flashes. I am on 50mg once a day. Is this normal or should I ask my doctor to up the dosage?

Brown Spotting only on 3rd Placebo Pill?

Question Preview 3rd Day of Placebo Pills, No Period? Alright, I've been taking Gianvi, the generic of Yaz, for the past two months. The first month I remember getting my period just fine. Now I'm on my 3rd placebo pill out of 4 and wondering if I will get my period at all, and all... read more

Is it legal for a doctor to order a placebo of medication I take monthly?

I take Ativan every day because I have huge amounts of anxiety. My doctor does not like prescribing it and is always trying to lower the dose or amount of pills. That's fine. The latest batch is marked ATIVAN on the prescription lable but the pills are a different size, no identifying marks,... read more

Period came two days before placebo pills!?

I’ve skipped around on birth control pills and now I started my period two active pills before the placebos. I’m cramping and bleeding heavy. I just had a period sept 31- Oct 6... is it because I wasn’t taken my bc regularly? Crazy part is, I had the worst headache a day before... read more

Am I protected during placebo week of birth control directly after taking antibiotics?

Hi, I am taking amoxicillin for 10 days for a strep throat I had. I know that I am supposed to wait a week after taking antibiotics to regain protection from my birth control, but what if the week after my antibiotic course is finished, I am taking my placebo week of pills? Will I still be... read more

Took Plan B during placebo week. Now having lots of discharge?

I had sex on the last day of my period/placebo week and the condom broke. The guy completely came inside of me. I have been on birth control for three years now and know that I should be covered during my placebo week, but I was nervous and decided to take plan b just to be safe two days later. I... read more

I tried to skip my period using Lutera, and I have had brown discharge all for two weeks and now I'm

... having a period a week before the placebo pill. Do I keep taking the active pills? Do I take the placebo pills? Will it dis lot go back to normal next month?

Can I be pregnant if I was on me BC placebo week and took a Plan B?

2 weeks ago my boyfriend and I had sex and he finished in me. I take birth control but it was my placebo week but I took a Plan B right after. What are the chances I could be pregnant?

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