A 20-year-old female asked:
Is it considered late if you miss your birth control pill by 11 minutes? if so what should i do?
i take tarina fe 1/20 eq birth control (norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol tablets usp and ferrous fumarate tablets)
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 33 years experience
No: Eleven minutes late is too late if a person is trying to get on a plane after the gate door has locked, but 11 minutes makes no difference with birth control pills. The usual instructions for when to take a birth control pill that was forgotten earlier the same day, is to take it as soon as one remembers it and then stay on one's usual pill-taking time schedule. If worried, ask the prescribing Dr.
131 viewsAnswered Oct 20, 2019
A 21-year-old female asked:
Is it considered late if you miss your birth control pill by 4 hours? If so what should I do?
I take Tarina 1/20 EQ birth control (Norethindrone Acetate And Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets USP and Ferrous Fumarate Tablets)
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 32 years experience
No: A four hour delay is not likely to be of concern. Keep up with daily use for effect.
102 viewsReviewed Feb 15, 2020
Last updated Oct 20, 2019
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