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Raking Errin birth control. Missed a pill. Will that make a difference?

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I began taking Errin birth control and am about halfway through my first pack. Yesterday morning I woke up late and realized that I didn't wake up to my alarm to take it. I took it as soon as I realized it just like the directions said to. This morning I woke up and took my regaular pill at the normal time and I then realized that I had woken up yesterday and took a pill but it was a Wednesday pill from two weeks from now. I had taken two pills in one day and now have a missing pill. What should I do?
Asked On : Wed, 10 Apr 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
Hi, thanks for the query.

Taking two pills in a day will not affect the efficacy of pills and you will be equally protected. If you have taken a missed pill within 3 hrs of due time, it will not change anything. But if it was after more than 3 hrs, then you should use backup method(condom) for next 48 hrs.As you have one less pill now, your pack will end a day earlier. In my opinion you should start your next pack very next day.

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Answered: Sun, 30 Jun 2013
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