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What are the repercussions of missing three day's Familon course?

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Dr. Deepti Verma

OBGYN, Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Practicing since :2009

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Posted on Mon, 7 Nov 2016 in Birth Control
Question: My wife forgot to take familon pill three days in a row, today is the forth day. She usually takes the pills at bedtime. Now we don't know what to do. Please help. She took the first pill of the month on 1st oct after periods.
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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 40 minutes later
Brief Answer:
No use of tablets in this cycle

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.
If the pill is missed for 3 days in a row, then the contraception is hampered.
There is no use of taking rest of the tablets in this cycle.
You both can use condoms for contraception in this cycle.
The tablets should be restarted from the first day of next periods.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Regards
Dr Deepti Verma
OBGYN
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