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Farmingdale, NY
A 21-year-old female asked:

What if i don't get my period while on the placebo pills of my brith control? do i just continue to the next pack?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Samantha Brown-Parks
25 years experience
Yes: Unless you have missed a pill in this pack or have reason to believe you are pregnant, continue on to next pack after placebo week. Also be aware that your next period might be heavier than usual.
Last updated Apr 4, 2014


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