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Is it safe to take placebo pills a week earlier to have an early period?

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Is it safe for me to take placebo pills a week early on the pill to get my period early. Then finish the week of active and move on to the new pack? Am i still protected during sex?
Posted Sat, 30 Mar 2013 in Women's Health
Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal 6 minutes later
Thanks for posting your query.
You can take the placebo pills a week earlier to have an early period if you are taking a fixed dose birth control and not a triphasic pill with different doses in a single pack.
This will keep you protected against pregnancy. Please do not worry. You can then take the left over 7 pills after your periods to have a late next period.
Hope this answers your query. I will be glad to answer the follow up queries that you have.
Please accept my answer in case you do not have further queries.
Wishing you good health.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal.
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