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A 23-year-old female asked:

Ive missed my minerva-35 pill on friday (active pill no. 7) and also saturday (active pill no. 8). ive had intercourse on friday. today on sunday i drank two active pills and will do the same tomorrow. should i get emergency contraceptive?

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Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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OCs vs Injectables: Oral contraceptives work well for people who have discipline and commitment to pop a pill every single day as their effectiveness depends on the cumulative effects of the individual pills. Injectable contraceptives are ideal for those who will from time to time forget to take their pills thus reducing the effectiveness of the chosen oral contraceptives

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