A 21-year-old female asked:
I missed a birth control pill (seasonique) last night and am due to get my period next week. i am sexually active but never unprotected, am i okay?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Likely: The most important week not to miss a pill is the first week and it goes down from there. In your 3rd or 4th week of pills if you miss one pill, just take that pill as soon as you remember. If miss 2 pills then use back up method until you get your period. You should be fine.
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