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what's the chance of me being pregnant after missing one pill?

By July 10, 2011 - 3:18pm
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i'm on ortho tri cyclen , i missed one pill this month and the next day i had sex . of course i took the pill wuth my other one tha night a i haven't missed anymore pills . i took a test two days ago and it was negative , but now i'm on my third placebo pill and i still haven't started and i'm so stressed out over this . please help .

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Missing one pill, and taking it as soon as you remember the next day ("doubling up", meaning you would have taken two pills that day) does not decrease the effectiveness of your pills. In other words: your pills are 99% effective at preventing pregnancy, and missing one pill in your pack (and making it up) still keeps you at 99% effectiveness rate.

July 10, 2011 - 7:42pm
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