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Combined Contraceptive Pill And Taking Pill Packs Back To Back
I am taking the contraceptive pill levest 150/30, its a mono phasic 21 day pill. I finished my pack yesterday and began another one today, taking two packs back to back to avoid my period for this week. However my boyfriend said he will worry because with
No worries: There is no problem with taking two 21-day packs of birth control pills back to back in order to miss your period once in a while. There is no reason for concern, this will not affect the effectiveness of your birth control. You should be able to do this 2-3 times a year without problems. Avoid missing two periods in a row (i.e. don't take 3 packs back to back. Enjoy this month off. ...Read more
Also known as oral contraceptives, birth control pills are highly effective oral medications that use hormones to prevent pregnancy. There are two main types of birth control pills: one with estrogen and progestin (also known as the combination pill) and one with just progestin. The two main ways they prevent pregnancy are: 1) The hormones thicken the cervical mucous, which keeps sperm from entering the uterus on their way to the egg; and 2) By maintaining a level of hormone in the blood stream that prevents the ...Read more
I accidentally took 4 contraceptive pill packs (ovranette) back to back (i miscounted). Ive bad breakthrough bleeding is it ok to stop mid pack?
Can I switch from the contraceptive pill to the injection? And can I do so without finishing the pack of pills?
Can I switch from the contraceptive pill to the injection? And can I do so without finishing the pack of pills? I have bad break through bleeding.
Can switch if u want: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more
Started taking new birth control pills the day I was supposed to start a new pack and havent missed any am I protected as a contraceptive right away?
I'm taking the phasing contraceptive pill Logynon- wanted to delay my period so I started taking a new pack but you're not supposed to- what do I do?
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I tool belara contraceptive pill last month for acne reasons. This is the 21 pack pill. I took all the pill su?
Can I take a break in the middle of my oral contraceptive pill if I have taken 2 packs in a row, with out a break between them?
dropped one of my active birth control pills on Tuesday down the sink so I just took Wednesday pill an continued pack, do I need back up protection?
Always safer: to have back up protection if you are not intending to get pregnant. ...Read more
Bled 3 times while taking my pack of birth control pills.. Then had a normal period, few days after taking pill again, i've came back on. What is this?
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