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Which birth control pill should I take?

By January 3, 2014 - 4:25pm
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I'm 20. Its my first time sex and then I wont be having sex for at least a month (till feb) cuz my bf will be out of town. I dont want the pill to affect my period. I will have trouble remembering to take a pill every day so I guess I should take an emergency contraceptive pill.
I dont understand that 21 day active pill and 7day inactive pill bullcrap, that stuff is so confusing! So Im better off with emergency contraceptive pills.
So I've decided i'll take famila 28. However, Im confused about how to take it. I know I am supposed to take 4 tabs after I have sex and 4 more tabs after 12 hours. But is that it? Or should I continue?

Im having sex on the 6th and then I'll do it again in february. So Im guessing famila 28 would be fine, since I only have to take 4tabs after sex & 4 tabs 12hours later, so i'll get done with tablet stuff. Or am I wrong? Do I have to continue them? I'll only do it once this month.
If you have any other suggestions please do suggest! I could use some help.

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Hello superwoman,

As I said in my reply to your question about Famila 28, I am unfamiliar with this emergency contraceptive pill.

I would strongly advise you against using any emergency contraceptive pill as a form of birth control. It is unsafe. It is intended for emergency use only.

If you have difficulty remembering to take a daily birth control pill, consider having a IUD inserted. A intrauterine device is inserted into your vagina and remain in place for five years. The Depo Provera injection is another option.

Where do you live? Birth control options can vary in different parts of the world.


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