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What constitutes a "missed birth control pill" when taking a combined oral contraceptive? The amount of contradictory information about this is horrid

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Dr. Kevin O'neil
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology
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In brief: Consistency

If you've gotten up in the morning, been up all day, gone to bed and gotten up the next day w/out taking a pill then you've missed a pill.
Being consistent is the key. Always taking your pill in the morning, afternoon or evening will work best.

In brief: Consistency

If you've gotten up in the morning, been up all day, gone to bed and gotten up the next day w/out taking a pill then you've missed a pill.
Being consistent is the key. Always taking your pill in the morning, afternoon or evening will work best.
Dr. Kevin O'neil
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