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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 ...

I've been on birth control pills for one month, on the last day of my active pills I had sex without

Posted 8 days ago by pearlybird246 0 answers

... any extra protection. He didn't finish inside me and I forbid my period the second day of placebo week. Is there any way I could be pregnant?

Tried sipping period, but got it a week later anyway. Are the placebo pills still safe for sex?

Posted 11 days ago by lpdbtr 0 answers

I skipped the placebo pills on my birth control this past month, but instead of sipping my period, it just delayed it a week from when I normally have it. If my period doesn't come during my placebo pills this month because it came early instead, is it sill safe to have sex during those days? ...

TriNessa- I had sex during placebo pill, am I still protected?

Posted 15 Nov 2016 by Casper702 0 answers

Ive been on the pill for 2 & a half months now. About 3 weeks ago I missed a pill for 24 hours... Now yesterday I had sex with my boyfriend and he ejaculated in me. This was done while being on day 2 placebo pill still without period. Am I safe from pregnancy? Or should I take plan B pill?

First time on birth control, Q about period?

Posted 15 Nov 2016 by Cloudytuesday9 0 answers

I started a low estrogen pack of bc, it is 28 days with only 4 placebo pills. I started on a Sunday and this was the last day of my period. I have read that it is better to start before your cycle but my doctor did not tell me this, is that an issue? Also: I normally get my period every 20 days, ...

Just stopped birth control – condom broke?

Posted 30 Oct 2016 by sder314 0 answers

I recently decided to stop taking my birth control pills for a couple of months (with the advice of a specialist) for certain medical reasons. So I finished the active pills in my packet, and then stopped (so technically like taking the placebo pills), and got my period as usual. During that week ...

Chances of pregnancy?

Posted 30 Oct 2016 by cathy00115 1 answer

Last night i had sex and the condom broke. i've been on birth control for 4 months and never missed a pill. when i had sex last night, i was on my last placebo pill and my period was basically over. tonight i'm supposed to start a new pack of pills but i won't have access to the new ...

Camrese - Not having my period during the placebos?

Posted 21 Oct 2016 by arianna_snow 1 answer

... months I was lightly spotting nearly the whole time then it stopped when I was on the placebos. Next 3 months, a short flow during 2nd month. no period during the placebos again. There's no possible way I can be pregnant. Is my system just still getting used to the hormones? Am I not ...

Tri Cyclen Lo: Heavy bleeding for 7 days before placebo pills?

Posted 31 Oct 2016 by katkatd 0 answers

Hi, I've been taking Tri Cyclen lo for 2 months now. The first set of pills I took were just fine, My period came on time and was a normal 4 days long. Now that I am in the second month of taking it, I'm experiencing ridiculously heavy bleeding. I missed 1 pill 2 weeks into the pack, and ...

Birth control ( placebo pills ) light flow ?

Posted 4 Nov 2016 by Anonymous210 0 answers

This is my 4th week of taking birth control pills and My second day of taking the placebo pills. So far I have been having light bleeding. Is it normal to have light bleeding while taking the placebo pills ? Or will my flow get heavier As the days go by? I've been on birth control for a month ...

Minastrin 24 Fe - Should I be worried about my period not showing up?

Posted 23 Oct 2016 by NervousNewbie98 1 answer

2nd month taking it. First month, period came after taking placebo days. Became sexually active (with use of condom every time) in second month, and on the fourth placebo day with no period. Had a UTI this month and a lot of stress.

Bleeding during active pills. Am I still protected?

Posted 23 Oct 2016 by Browny1234 0 answers

I take monnonessa and last month I was bleeding almost all month while on active pills. I took two packs back to back without having a period until I bled all last month. Then I took my placebo pills and started my new pack. I stopped bleeding on my new pack and I'm on day 6 of my active ...

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