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Does Lutera immediately take effect?

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Hi,

I started the pill (Lutera) within 24hrs of me starting my period. Then on the 7th day when my period ended I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend. Does Lutera immediately take effect?
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replied March 28th, 2012
If you started taking them when you had your period within the first day you will be ok. just don't miss any pills for the first week. But generally when you start your pack when you get your period you don't need any back up protection. I took the pill for 4 yrs.
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replied March 28th, 2012
Thanks for sharing usefully information.
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replied March 28th, 2012
So this is silly to ask or maybe redundant but so then me taking the pill any time within 24hrs of starting my period is ok.\? Say i first took the pill like at 10pm and the following morning like mid-morning my period had started...so then I would be protected b/c that's within 24hrs of starting the pill and so kinda considered as day 1 of your period?
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replied March 28th, 2012
According to my pill, the booklet says you need to start the pill within 24 hours of your period starting, and you do not need backup protection if you start the pill when your period starts. According to Planned Parenthood, after 5 days of the pill it should be safe to have sex.
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replied March 29th, 2012
hi this is my first time to use althea pills.my hubby is an overseas worker.today is my 14th tablet and my hubby will be taking his vacation next week...is iy safe to have sex for 7 days of free tablet?pls answer....thank you
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replied March 29th, 2012
hi this is my first time to use althea pills.my hubby is an overseas worker.today is my 14th tablet and my hubby will be taking his vacation next week...is iy safe to have sex for 7 days of free tablet?pls answer....thank you
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replied March 29th, 2012
Yes, you are still protected if you have sex during your 7 days of placebo pills.
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replied March 29th, 2012
yes. it is safe.
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