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Is there any way i can switch around placebo pills in birth control? the week i am going on vacation to see my boyfriend and that will be the week i am on my placebo pills for birth control and i will be having sexual intercourse. i need to know the best

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Dr. Laura McMullen
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Instead : Instead of taking your placebo pills, just start the new pack. Hopefully, you'll just skip your period for the month. Depending on the amount of estrogen in the pills you are on, you may experience a little spotting before your next period. This is normal. Good luck!

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Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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