Side Effects If You Forget To Take Birth Control Pills?
I want to ask, r nAfter my period I continued to take the first day of birth control pills I took as usual, the second day I forgot, but I didn’t drink it because I forgot until 24 hours then on the third day I continued to take only 1 pill in order of the second pill, and continuously, r nI didn’t drink that day until now, what do I do?
Hello dear Ifa, thank you for your question
The birth control pill is still the main choice for married couples planning to postpone pregnancy. When used properly, birth control pills are 99% effective in preventing pregnancy. Here are some guidelines for using birth control pills:
birth control pills must be taken every day at the same time birth control pills are divided into combination birth control pills and progestin birth control pills combination birth control pills 28 pills, consisting of 21 active pills and 7 blank pills / placebo, start with active pills that contain the hormones progesterone and estrogen, continue with 7 placebo pills to give you a chance to menstruate 21 pills combination birth control pills, all of which are pills containing the hormones progesterone and estrogen, after taking 21 pills, give a 7 day pause before moving on to the next package, this pause gives you time to menstruate the birth control pill progestin, consisting of 28 pills containing the hormone progesterone which is consumed every day and without a break between packages If you forget to take birth control pills, here are the rules:
if you are using a 28 pill combination birth control pill and what you forget is an empty pill / placebo then you don't need to take the forgotten pill if you forget to take 1 hormone pill (1-21 days), take the pill immediately after remembering, you are allowed to take 2 pills a day the same, no additional contraceptive method is needed if you forget to take 2 hormone pills (1-21 days), it is recommended to take 2 pills every day until it is as scheduled, and it is recommended to avoid sexual intercourse or use additional contraception (condoms) until you finish the package. having problems or questions related to the birth control pills you are currently using, do not hesitate to consult the nearest health worker, be it a midwife, doctor, or obstetrician.
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