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i am on lo loestrin fe. if i wish to skip my period this month should i skip both the white & brown pills & start a new pack or just skip the brown?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Active pills: I do not know what color the pills are. If you want to skip a period you skip the inactive ("sugar" pills) and keep taking active pills. Please do not do this more than once without asking the prescribing doctor. Good wishes.

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