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A 25-year-old female asked:

I had unprotected sex today and sometime after my doc has called and has told to stop taking my birth control immediately due to the meds ive recently been put on. i havent taken it yet i take it at night so am i protected?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
It's difficult to imagine what medications you might be taking that would be a problem with your birth control. Ask your doctor's office.
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 62 years experience
Your protection does not depend on your taking today’s pill. Good Luck
Last updated Mar 31, 2022
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