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A 24-year-old female asked:

I had unprotected sex last night. i was supposed to take my pill at 740 this morning but took it at 920 this morning. am i still protected?

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Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes: The two hour difference in the time of taking the pill will not change its effectiveness, as long as the rest of the cycle is correct. :)
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Last updated Aug 10, 2014

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