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Question: Birth Control Pill - Proper Method
|goodie1987 - Wed Sep 12, 2007 6:07 am||
can you tell me the proper way to take birth control pills. the tablets i take i try taking at same time each day. how long sooner or later than your regular taking time be considered acceptable in taking tablet. eg is taking tablet 1 or 2 hr later or sooner than regular time of 9pm considered acceptable.
|Dr. Chan Lowe - Wed Sep 12, 2007 5:22 pm||
Generally it is fine to take the pill within a few hours of the same time. Basically, you want to take it around the same time of day (i.e. always in the morning or evening) but the exact time is not as important.
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