Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
150 Doctors are Online

Taking LoSeasonique. Missed a pill, had unprotected sex. Pregnancy?

Hello! I had some questions about pregnancy and birth control. I am on the birth control called LoSeasonique, and i missed a pill in my pack recently. As soon as I realized the mistake, I took the missed pill along with my normal pill. I was reading my information that came with my pills today and it said to have an alternate form of protection for at least a week after missing your pill. Unfortunately, I did not realize this before I had sex with my boyfriend. It started unprotected, but we finished with a condom. Should I be worried about pregnancy?
Asked On : Sat, 4 Aug 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  62
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
Thanks for the query.

Usually in case of combined oral contraceptive pills like LoSeasonique, if you took the missed pill within 24 hours and also the next pill the complete protection can be expected.
If you miss one pill completely then only these is need for extra protection.
So the chance of pregnancy is less in your case.
But as the pill is having some amount of general failure rate, if you miss the periods better to go for pregnancy test once.

Take care.
Answered: Thu, 20 Sep 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor