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Started my pill a week late

By Anonymous November 7, 2014 - 1:03am
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Due to changing doctors I didn't start my pill until I was a week late and then started from pill 1. I would usually be due my period this Sunday but would only have take 14 pills and should usually start the inactive pills today. Should I carry on with the last week of active pills and wait for my period and carry straight onto a new pack after the 21 active pills or start taking the inactive and then continue on my usually schedule. I have been using additional contraception so am not worried about pregnancy. Just what should I do with taking my pill. My doctor wasn't any help.

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Hello Anonymous,

Thank you for your question.

Logically, I would think you should continue to take all the active pills and inactive pills in the current packet. What did your doctor say, exactly?


November 7, 2014 - 9:39am
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Anonymous (reply to Maryann Gromisch RN)

Thankyou for your reply..

When I asked what should do about taking them now I was a few days behind he said to start them a week later than when i should've...


November 8, 2014 - 12:22am
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