I finished taking my last pill (microgynon) and when i came to start taking a new pack i realised that i had run out of them. I now have a new pack. Can I start taking it now even though it is a week afta my period? Go hol this week and dont wanna bleed


Microgynon 30 is a monophasic

Microgynon 30 is a monophasic pill, which means that each tablet has the same dose of artificial hormones in it.

With Microgynon, if you skip three or more pills, you won't be protected against pregnancy. You should then either not have sex, or use an extra method of contraception, until you have taken a pill correctly for next seven days in a row. Since the pills you missed were in the first week of your packet, if you had unprotected sex in that week, or in the pill-free week before, you are at greater risk for pregnancy. Consider a pregnancy test if you miss your next period.

In such situations, you should get individual advice for your situation from your doctor or pharmacist.

Best of luck,
Dr. Williams

Monnica Williams, Ph.D.
Sex Education Advisor. www.MonnicaWilliams.com.

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