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I lost my packet of birth control with 4 active pills left. Should i wait until my next pack should start or start the next pack already?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Should wait...

Missing only 1 pill is not likely to change thing much and so i would just wait to start your new pack as usual.
Maybe, just maybe your period will come 1 day early. Otherwise, it should not change much at all. If you have any other trouble or additional concern, consult doc. Good luck.

In brief: Should wait...

Missing only 1 pill is not likely to change thing much and so i would just wait to start your new pack as usual.
Maybe, just maybe your period will come 1 day early. Otherwise, it should not change much at all. If you have any other trouble or additional concern, consult doc. Good luck.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Make up the 4 pills

With the first 4 pills from the new pack assuming u are taking a monophasic pill, if u are not late, meaning u have not missed any pill days and call your obgyn as if u were my pt , i would give u another sample pack , after your period then start a brand new pack, but u should call yoor obgyn and ask even on the weekend.

In brief: Make up the 4 pills

With the first 4 pills from the new pack assuming u are taking a monophasic pill, if u are not late, meaning u have not missed any pill days and call your obgyn as if u were my pt , i would give u another sample pack , after your period then start a brand new pack, but u should call yoor obgyn and ask even on the weekend.
Dr. Alan Patterson
Dr. Alan Patterson
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