I just started again the pill ( extended cycle with LEVORA) after a month of rest that I decided to get, I started the pills the next sunday after my menses started as recommended. The box says that During the first 7 days I am not protected. I had unprotected sex 2 days after I started the pills so I decided to take emergency contraception ( next choice ) . Should I also take my birth control pill on the same day that I take the emergency contraception? Isn't that too much dose of levonorgestrel? Or on the contrary Should I take the EC alone during these 2 days and then resume the pills.
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You should continue taking your regular birth control pills as instructed. You should have considered using additional protection while having intercourse during the first 2-3 weeks of restarting your birth control pills. Wait and watch for your periods/withdrawal bleeding. Start the next birth control pill pack at the scheduled time. Visit your gynecologist/obstetrician for further evaluation and assistance. Be regular with your birth control pill use.
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