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newgirl2010 posted:
thought i posted this...but don't see it. if it is a repeat. i apologize. i missed taking my first pill of the second week of my pack of orthotricyclen lo. i take them when i get home from work--which will mean i will be taking two at a time. is that okay to do? will it protect me from pregnancy?

also, i left my pill pack in the bathroom for one evening by mistake (husband took a shower during this period). will one day being exposed to humidity affect the pill's efficacy?

one more question, a pharmacist once told me completely missing a pill (not making it up) in a month's cycle...will not effect the pill's efficacy. any truth to that?
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tlkittycat1968 responded:
As long as you take the missed pill as soon as you remember, you should be fine. No, one day being exposed to himidity will not affect the pill.


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