A 26-year-old female asked:
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i was an hour late taking my birth control, will that affect me in any way? will it still work?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Not a problem: Drugs such as birth control pills need to be taken regularly but not on an absolute schedule. So there is wiggle room on the exact time you take the dose. You should be totally safe with what you describe.
Answered on Sep 12, 2016

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