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Is delaying BC pills by half an hour a cause for concern?

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Dr. Soumya

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Posted on Tue, 6 Sep 2016 in General Health
Question: i am on my birth control pills since 6 months.. i have never missed a pill.. but today i took the pill half an hour late.. is it fine? am i safe?
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Answered by Dr. Soumya 22 minutes later
Brief Answer:
You are safe

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I understand your concerns.

Delaying pills by few hours does not make much difference. There will be continued protection as before.

You are safe. Don't worry.

Let me know if you need anymore help.

Regards
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