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i dropped the pill in my glass of water but i took it.

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so i am very worried. i had sex the day after i took my 8th brith control pill, could i be pregnant? the thing is, one of the days of taking my pill, i dropped the pill in my glass of water but i took it out right away and took the pill, i drank the rest of the water as well. i asked my pharmacist about it, and she said it should have been fine. but i am still very worried that i could be pregnant.

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replied December 19th, 2012
Birth Control Answer A41096
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You should have the protection if you have not missed taking any active pills and have been regular in taking the pills at scheduled time daily (especially if this was not your first pill pack use). If this was your first pill pack use, you might be at risk for pregnancy since most of the hormonal birth control pills start giving you effective protection after about 2-3 weeks of regular use. Wait and watch for your periods/withdrawal bleeding (that should occur during placebo pill week if you are on 28 day pill pack, or during pill-free week if you are on 21 day pill pack). Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation, clarification and assistance.
Take care.

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