The Dangers Of Taking The Wrong Birth Control Pill?
Hello, I took the wrong pill, which I took for menstruation while I was already menstruating but I stopped taking the pill, it’s been 5 days … is it dangerous … it’s still a long way to go
Common birth control pills consist of 28 pills, 21 yellow pills containing hormones and 7 white pills that contain a placebo (do not contain any properties). Birth control pills are taken during menstruation with a yellow pill first, usually on the 3-4th day of menstruation. Take the yellow pill until 21 pills run out, then continue with the white pill. Usually menstruation will come when you are taking white pills. Once finished, continue the next strip.
White pills are placebo pills, which are pills that do not contain any properties. This pill is used to make it easier to provide distance for the administration of active birth control pills and so that users of the Pill does not forget to take the next Pill. If you are taking the birth control pill which is only 21 pills, then you have to space yourself out so that your period occurs.
Placebo pills are harmless, so you don't have to worry. However, this means that you do not get protection from birth control pills since you are not taking active birth control pills. If you still want to use birth control pills, you can start from the yellow pill at this time, but added by using other contraceptives, such as condoms for protection until at least 7 days or until the next menstruation so that the hormone levels are maximized to prevent pregnancy. Before taking birth control pills, if you have had sexual intercourse, make sure you are not pregnant.
If birth control pills are giving you trouble, you can choose other contraceptives such as IUDs, implants or injections that have a longer period of protection.
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