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Question: missed pills

 jo_ice21 - Sun Jan 09, 2005 3:20 pm

im only microgynon 30 i finished my break on a sunday and was due to take it on monday but i hadnt realised i didnt have any packets left i reordered them and got them on tues but how does that work? do i go by the 7 day rule or because its a first day do i have to use protection for the whole month? and do i take 20 pills or the full 21?
 Theresa Jones, RN - Mon Jan 10, 2005 5:34 am

User avatar Hi jo_ice21,
With this particular birth control pill there is a seven day rule. Take your forgotten pill and take your other pills as scheduled. Use an xtra contraceptive method for the next seven days. You will take the full 21 pills.

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