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On birth control, supposed to start new pack today. Will delay of few days cause any problems?

Hi! I m on birth control , Alesse . I m back for reading week and have forgotten my birth control new pack. I m supposed to start a new pack today but I didnt get the time to go to the doctors and tomorrow is Family day as well. Is it ok if I start a new pack on Tuesday? I will be 2 days late in the pack, is that ok? If I were to have unprotected sex in the next few days, is that ok as well? Or do I have to wait 7 days, so next Tuesday?
Asked On : Thu, 21 Feb 2013
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Thanks for your query. If you skip your OC pills for 2 days the contraceptive efficacious is not guaranteed, hence if you miss 2 days pills the recommendation is to use any additional contraception for 1 week (like barrier contraception like Condom).

I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you. In case of any doubt, I will be available for follow ups.
Wish you good health.
Dr Arif
Answered: Thu, 21 Feb 2013
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