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Missed taking Marvelon. Am I still protected?

hi! i have an inquiry regarding oral contraceptives being missed. ive been taking marvelon 28 say for about ten years now. just this week i forgot to take 2 tablets on my third week a sunday and a monday. i manged to remember by tuesday. i then took my monday dose and then the usual tuesday dose. so basically ive only missed out on one which was the sunday pill . im a healthy person. 31 yrs of age. no history of any illness . am i still protected? even if i had a 1-2 day miss out. what do ido next? the packet instructions say continue until the active tablets are finished and then skip the placebo ones. thanks. truly appreciate it
Asked On : Sat, 27 Oct 2012
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May 2013
Thanks for the query.
According to your description, you totally missed one pill.
So now the complete protection cannot be expected.
So you have to use some additional contraceptive measure like condoms till you complete this pack.
You can continue the remaining tablets.
After completion of this pack, you can start next pack as usual.
For more details you can ask me directly through the premium forum.
Take care.
Answered: Thu, 12 Sep 2013
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