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What to do if you throw up a birth control pill

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Take preg test: It sounds to me like you are worried that you might be pregnant. Check a pregnancy test and find out. If it is negative you can see your doctor to dis... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
Likely the pill already advanced to the intestine after 2 hours.
Dr. Charles Turck
Pharmacology 17 years experience
Different sources will tell you different things, but the 2-hour mark is close to where some sources say either to treat it as a missed dose and/or to... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: Not if you took the pill the night before. IF this is happening frequently then a doctor should evaluate your morning vomiting. You would also conside... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
VOMITING : Bcp can cause vomiting when taken in an empty stomach( steroid).
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Vomiting 10 hours after taking the pill will not reduce effectiveness of the pill. However, if vomiting persists, especially if you lose weight, it wo... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Birth : Birth control pills introduce hormones to your body that your body is not regularly used to. Many women often experience nausea when they first start ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Probably not, but...: If worried, can test. A urine pregnancy test done correctly gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happen... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
LARCs are best: Long-acting-reversible contraceptives (or LARCs) are the most effective methods to prevent pregnancies and may be your best choice. Consult a caring ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Sometimes : Sometimes pills will cause nausea. It is usually progressive rather than sudden onset. Also the abdominal pain is not a typical feature of the nausea ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Oral contraceptive.: Missing one pill in a month will not significantly impact effectiveness - but if you miss more than that - it will progressively reduce effectiveness.

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