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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 ...

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 ...

Can I do the placebo week earlier in the extended Jolessa pack?

Posted 3 days ago by Gymlyfe 0 answers

If I don't want to have my period during the 13th week of the pack, can I take my placebos during a different week in the pack or will I have a higher chance of pregnancy if I do that?

Cryselle 28- has anyone experienced no periods?

Posted 5 days ago by haley_61291 0 answers

I've been on cryselle for 3 months now. The first month my period was normal and my second month it was a week early. And this month I'm on day 2 of the placebo pills and no period. I'm sexually active so a bit nervous there. Was wondering if anyone has experienced no periods on this ...

Urgent! Can I start new pack even if I’m still on my period?

Posted 4 days ago by Mallllllo 0 answers

I started Chateal and I reached the sugar pills, but I had started my period on the third week of active pills. Can I skip the placebo and move straight to a new pack? If I take placebo pills will my period last even longer? I don’t want my period to continue for another week.

If I’m on my period during active birth control pills, when I take the placebo pills am I still?

Posted 4 Mar 2018 by Rb456 1 answer

I have PCOS so my periods are weird. I’ve been bleeding for a month now while taking active pills and I’m about to be on the placebo week of my pills. I feel like during the week of the placebo pills the bleeding will be stopped. Will I still be protected from pregnancy during the ...

Getting period before placebo week?

Posted 11 days ago by Livelaughlove22 1 answer

I’ve been on the pill for four months now and this month I got my period a week before I was suppose to. I got my period last Saturday, and took my last active pill this past Wednesday. I’m wondering if I should start my new pack as soon as my period is over or wait until my sugar pill ...

Can I become pregnant if I have sex on my placebo days when I never get my period?

Posted 8 days ago by Nicole2018 0 answers

I take my birth control everyday, I eat very clean and exercise 6 days a week, and I don’t get my period pretty much at all. Is it possible for me to get pregnant when I have sex on my placebo days? I take Lo Loestrin and never skip a pill.

Possible pregnancy or body adjusting to the pill?

Posted 17 days ago by daisy4568 0 answers

Hello, I started taking Estarylla a few weeks ago, and right now I'm taking my placebo pills. I've been sexually active, but he always pulls out. I noticed that my period is either late or I just completely skipped it, although I've been having cramps (not nearly as bad as they were ...

Birth Control Pills - I've been taking aubra for about 3 months now and I've missed my pill once and

Posted 21 Jun 2018 by Ohkiara 1 answer

... I took it immediately in the morning ( I usually take it at 9pm). The next week I was starting placebo pills but it's into day 3 and no period. I had sex with my boyfriend on the seventh day break and now I'm paranoid I'm pregnant

I’m on the 3rd day of 4 placebo pills and I still haven’t gotten my period. Is something wrong?

Posted 8 Jun 2018 by acciobacon 1 answer

I have been on birth control for nearly 4 years now. Last July I switched to a new birth control and was fine, but had problems. So two months ago I switched to a pill that had 7 placebo pills. I still had problems with that one so they switched me back to the 4 day placebo pills I was on last ...

Extremely light period on birth control?

Posted 14 Jun 2018 by hhhhh12345678 0 answers

I've been taking YAZ for close to a year now. My period is quite regular, usually comes during the second or third placebo (YAZ has 4 placebos in a 28 day pack) pill and lasts until the second or third active pill of the new pack. My flow has been quite regular (not heavy but regular), I just ...

How can you tell if you're taking the real med and not a placebo?

Posted 1 Jun 2018 by OneAnimal 0 answers

I've taken several different meds to help with anxiety and pain management. I don't get the relief the drug states. A friend takes 1/2 Tylenol PM and they are out for 10 hours. I have to take the whole bottle just to get myself to yawn. Can a person be immune the certain meds.

Experiencing dark brown discharge with some blood 6-7 days before expected period?

Posted 28 May 2018 by ak_17 0 answers

I have not missed any of my pills, my partner and I always use a condom and sometimes even female contraceptives (i.e-spermicide). I just started my last week on the actual pill before placebo and am having a super dark discharge with some fresh blood mixed in, so I'm a bit anxious. I am ...

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