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A 31-year-old female asked:

missed one loestrin 30 pill third week on a monday, carried on as normal from tuesday but didn't take the missing pill as didn't realize, is this ok?

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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OK!: Sure, but don't forget too often.
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
OK: But use other means of birth control until you have your cycle. It would be too late to double up at this time. All the best.

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Norinyl 1 35 any bad effects >35?

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Most have none: Most women who take birth control pills have no side effects.Most common side effect in the few months is irregular bleeding that gets better over time. Possible side effects include breast tenderness, nausea, mood changes, headaches. One serious potential risk, altho rare, is an increased risk of blood clots in your legs or traveling to your lungs. Smoker >35 shouldn't take pills.Ask yr dr.
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What are the side effects of norinyl birthcontrol?

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Most have none: Most women who take birth control pills have no side effects, but the most common side effect in the first 1-3 months is irregular, unpredictable bleeding that gets better over time. Other possible side effects include breast tenderness, nausea, mood changes, headaches. One serious potential risk, although rare, is an increased risk of blood clots in your legs or traveling to your lungs.
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What is this pain in my right nee?

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Too vague: This question is too vague to be able to provide a helpful response. Try asking the question again with appropriate details. Take care.

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