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Started On The Pill How Long Into The Sugar Pills Untill You Get Your Period
Placebos are generally medications and sometimes physical or psychological substitutes which in themselves have no known effect but which cause the patient to feel as if they are getting some effect. They depend upon patient expectations and the fact that there is a strong psychological component ...Read more
Just started on the pill on the third week i got my period should I continue taking the active pills or start the sugar (placebo) ones?
Active pills: Keep taking your active pills as scheduled. ...Read more
Girlfriend is on the pill. Had period two weeks ago now having another. Does she keep taking regular pill or sugar pills? Are we safe?
Safe: If she has not missed any pills, she is safe. She continue in her pack of pills as scheduled. ...Read more
My period is suppose to be in around a week, do I continue taking the the active pills? If so, when do I take sugar pills? First time using the pill.
Take as directed: Your prescribing physician should have explained to you to take your pack as directed regardless of what's happening in your cycle. Eventually, your body adjusts to your pills (yes, strange, i know). We typically ask that you allow 3 months of adjustment on any new pill. So yes, keep taking active pills if you have more to take. Take sugar pills at scheduled time to allow time for regular menses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im on birth control but last week I forgot to take it on Sat and Sun. I got my period that week and continued to take the pill. I am on the sugar pills this week and I think I am getting my period again. Is that normaL?
Dr put me on the pill to regulate my period after having a rod inserted. She told me to skip the 1st month of sugar pills, its put my in a lot of pain?
I just got levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed. I'm confused about the red mark, and i don't know what the white sugar pills are for? Do i start the pill when i first period?
I am on acyclovir, metronidazole and cephalexin right now and my period is a few days late. I am on the pill, on my third day of sugar pills . Was wondering if the combo of these would affect my peroid. Also I have not had sex since I have been taking the
Several months: But, you may ovulate during that time so please use barrier protection (condoms and spermicide, for example) if you do not wish to be pregnant. Your doctor can 'bring on' a period with medicine if you have not had a period three months after stopping the pill. Please see your doctor. ...Read more