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Question about Plan B
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An_247895 posted:
I'm on the birth control pill. I've been on it for about 4 years. I've occasionally been late taking the pill, but for the most part, I think I was okay this past month. Anyway, I had unprotected sex the day of my last pill (Sept. 15). I took Plan B about 36 hours later. I'm supposed to start my period tomorrow (Sept. 18), and I start my next pack of pills on Thursday (Sept. 20). My concern isn't necessarily that I'm pregnant. However, if my period is late due to Plan B, should I wait until I get my period to start my next pack of pills or should I start my pills as usual? I guess I would wait just as a precaution. Thoughts? Thanks!
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fcl responded:
Take your pills as you normally would. Don't wait for your period. Start on Thursday.

As for taking your pill late. You have a little leeway. A pill isn't considered to be late as long as you take it within 12 hours of its normal time (or within 3 hours if you're taking the minipill). Hope this helps.
There's nothing inherently dirty about sex, but if you try real hard and use your imagination you can overcome that.
 
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tlkittycat1968 responded:
Also, if you are on the pill, you did not have unprotected sex and there was no need to take Plan B.


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