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should I double up on pills for the next few days?

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I missed the first three days of ortho cyclen due to being sick and haven't been able to pick any up till this morning (Tuesday). My question is should I double up on pills for the next few days or should I just wait till my next period to start taking them again? (I always use protection during sex and haven't had sex in 2 1/2 weeks just thought I should throw that out there).thanks for the help!


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replied March 22nd, 2013
Birth Control Answer A42681
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If you have still not started taking the pills, then you should consider waiting and watching for your periods and then start new pill pack. Use back-up protection if having intercourse within first 2-3 weeks of getting started with the next pill pack. Continue to take the pills at scheduled time daily.
Take care.


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