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Is taking two birth control pills on the same day bad for you?

Asked by tobytobsen (27points) February 26th, 2008 from iPhone

and should the one take the pill from the day after tomorrow, tomorrow? confused

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gooch's avatar

Birth control pills are not exactly good for you in the first place but taking two will not make you die. Not taking them when you are suppose to reduces the effectiveness of the pill. I am not exactly sure what you are asking about the tomorrow, tomorrow part of your question

Zaku's avatar

I’d call your doctor’s office or pharmacist – not all birth control pill sets are the same (nor are all the pills in a set the same), so your specific answer may vary by your type of pill and which pills in the series they were.

But no it’s not really bad except for the risk of it being less effective at what they’re for.

ezraglenn's avatar

and tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow.

syz's avatar

If you’ve doubled up today, don’t skip tomorrows – continue as normal.

artemisdivine's avatar

go back to your normal schedule. and pray you dont get preggers. a lot of women dont know that if they get sick and get treated with certain kinds of medicines, that this makes the pill ineffective and they CAN get pregnant. i know cause someone i know got pregnant when she had the flu and was getting medicines.

Over 100 million women worldwide currently use an oral contraceptive, “the pill,” to prevent pregnancy. The pill is also widely used to regulate menstrual periods, reduce menstrual cramps, and treat hormonal imbalances and ovarian cysts.

You may forget to take a pill once in a while. If you forget to take one pill, take it as soon as you remember. Take the next pill at the normal time. It is okay if you have to take two pills in the same day. It is normal to feel a bit queasy if you do this.

The Pill is the most popular type of birth control. There are many different brands of The Pill and they come in packs of 21 or 28 pills. One pill is taken every day. The first 21 pills have a combination of synthetic estrogen and progesterone hormones

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Birth control pills (BCPs) or oral contraceptive pills or have been used in this country for over 40 years. Safe and effective, they are one of the most extensively studied medications in the US The first birth control pill, Enovid, was introduced in 1960.

Trance24's avatar

I have done it a couple of times, and it hasn’t effected me. But in all honesty it would also depend on which prescription you have.

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