A 20-year-old female asked:
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i take my pill everyday at the sametime exactly at the sametime.no miss pills. once in a blue moon i take it like 5 min late. sprintec.chance of preg?

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Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Based on this slight variation in when you are taking the pill, it will not decrease the effectiveness of the pill. You know, of course, that no pill is 100% effective.
Answered on Mar 17, 2017
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