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I had finished a first pack of sprintec but missed the last pill and i had unprotected sex 4 days after starting next pack.This is my second pack and i am now on the first white pill but have no period should i be worried.


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replied December 3rd, 2012
Birth Control Answer A40733
Hi,
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Missing last active pill of your pill pack, but having your periods/withdrawal bleeding on time rules out any reduction in efficacy of the pills. If you had not been sexually active within first 2-3 weeks of getting started with the hormonal birth control pills, and if you have started the next pill pack at the scheduled time, then you should continue to have the protection. Continue to take the pills as instructed. You should have your periods/withdrawal bleeding within 5-7 days of taking last active pill. It is also common for women to miss 1-2 periods while being on the hormonal birth control. If you are worried, or if you miss your periods, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation to look for the underlying cause for the missed periods that you describe. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
Take care.


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