A female asked:
Does one episode of diarrhea 2 and a half hours after taking the pill lower its effectiveness? should i take an extra one? (progesterone only pill)
1 doctor answer • 12 doctors weighed in
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
No: not unless you see the pill coming out through the stool without being dissolved.
Usually there is enough time for a pill to dissolve and be absorbed before it reaches the colon and stool comes out.
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