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Missed Oral Contraceptive Pill
I haven't not missed any of my oral contraceptive pills, but I have had sexual activity without a condom. also this is my second period in one month?
Not pregnant: If you have taken your birth control pills exactly as prescribed then there is very little chance of pregnancy. If you have irregular bleeding on the pills it could be from a number of causes - infections, stress, inadequate ratio of estrogen/progesterone in your pill. See your doctor if the irregular bleeding continues. ...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
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?
Not studied: This is not in the standard pharmacopia of MD science, so it would be hard to answer that question. To avoid any unknown interaction it is best not to use it in conjunction. ...Read more
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?
Been taking oral contraceptive pill for 2yrs now.i decided to take it for long term now.is it bad?
No: But there are other long term contraceptives including shots, implantable contraceptives, IUD's, individual diaphragms, etc. you can read up on them and discuss them with your OB. ...Read more
6 weeks: 6 weeks is typical. If you are nursing, make sure your milk is well established, or ocps can dry it up. ...Read more
OCP bleeding: YesGet a more detailed answer ›
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