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What to do when miss the last two birth control pills of pack and period started already, should i talk the two missed pills after my period stops or just start a new pack after my period ends?

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Dr. John Berryman answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Take the placebo pills for 5-7 days, and start a new pack of low dose bcp's. The bcp packs contain a number of "active pills" to represent the intervals common with menstruation, but missing two pills at the end of a pack will not affect the contraception action if one starts the new pack seven days after the last active pill taken.

Answered 8/3/2021

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