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Accidental intake of placebo instead of active pill, consequences - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   HI
Doctor :   how can i hel;p y ou
User :   It's kinda a long story, but I'll make it short
Doctor :   ok
User :   Five days ago I stopped my continuous birth control pills in order to get a period...
User :   but several hours ago, instead of taking the next placebo, I accidentally took an active pill
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   and then what happened
User :   nothing happened, but I'm afraid that something bad could happen if tomorrow I take my next placebo
User :   should I just start my next pack of active pills early?
Doctor :   nothing will happen ..,.. yoiuy need to take the ocp continuoisly for its action
Doctor :   you can finish you r placebo and then start with the next course ....
User :   ok, thanks

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