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Regular use of Oral contraceptive pills - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Birth Control
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i have a question. i am on ortho tri cyclen lo and what is considered a missed pill
User :   still there?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if you miss pill for 1 day
Doctor :   you have to take 2 pills for next day
Doctor :   if you miss pills for 2 days
User :   so if i take it every day at 4 and missed it at 4 and took it at 5 i am fine?
Doctor :   you have to take 2 pills for 2 sebsequent days
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it is fine
User :   is the pill effective even on my period?
Doctor :   these pills stops ovulation
Doctor :   so they are effctive in preventing pregnancy if you use them regulalry

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