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I take ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo at 10-10:30pm and on the last pill of the 1st week i took it at 12 and tonight-middle of 2nd week 12 again. Am i protected?

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Dr. Antoanella Calame
Dermatology

In brief: Birth Control

You should be safe, it truly depends on how long you have been on birth control and how consistent you have been with it during that time, but i would try extremely hard to take your birth control pill around the same time every night.
1-2 hours won't hurt it too bad but whatever time you can take it at stick to that time and try not to be sporadic with timing.

In brief: Birth Control

You should be safe, it truly depends on how long you have been on birth control and how consistent you have been with it during that time, but i would try extremely hard to take your birth control pill around the same time every night.
1-2 hours won't hurt it too bad but whatever time you can take it at stick to that time and try not to be sporadic with timing.
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