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A 22-year-old female asked:

Did not take my bc at the exact time but an hr later will it still work and is it ok to take it with juice instead of water does sugar affect pill?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Yes, Yes, and No.: An hour difference is ok. Juice is ok, but one should not drink much juice because juice is often full of sugar. Sugar does not affect the effectiveness of a birth control pill.
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