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Taking the pill a few hours late

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Normally I take my pill between 11:30am and 1:30pm, is this alright? I never take it at exactly the same time everyday, usually more around 12:30pm, but yesterday I took it around 2:30pm. Because I took it a couple hours later, this won't lower the effectiveness of the pill, will it? This is probably a really dumb question, but I'm fairly new and I just want to be 100% sure. My boyfriend and I still use condoms, the birth control is basically just a back up, like if the condom breaks or something along those lines, but I still need the bc to be effective.
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replied February 27th, 2008
Especially eHealthy
Yep!! That's fine ^^ You have to be 6 hours late for the pill to be "late".
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replied February 27th, 2008
ok, great! thank you!!
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replied January 16th, 2013
I'm nervous
I took my pill 3 an 5 hours late. I took one Sunday at 9:pm an then I forgot if I had taken it an took one at 12:00pm then then my bf an I had unprotected sex Monday morning an I forgot to take my pill till 2:45 am.. I then took 3 pills. An kept taking my pills as usual. I was on my second week of pills. Am I fine or should I take an emergency plan?
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