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THE PILL (again)

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
i know there's loads of info about the pill but i've had a root around and i cant seem to find what i'm looking for so...

i took my last pill on thursday and am now on period, i threw up this morning (evil alcohol) and i was just wondering if they being sick/missed pill thing still applies in the 7 day break? since its been 5 days since i last took a pill they will all have been absorbed so do i have to worry about using contraception for the next 7 days?

also on the contraception section of this site it says that if you miss one pill then contraception won't be affected for mycrogynon 30...is this right? i thought if you even missed one you had to wait 7 days... :confused:

thanks for any advice. i really should know these things i've been on the pill a year and a half!!

Comments

  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I have no idea about how covered you are in your break, but you are right, throwing up 5 days after taking you last pill is very unlikely to cause it to be less effective - it would most likely to have all been absorbed :yes:
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    If you ring the fpa helpline they'll tell you:

    Family Planning Association Information service on family planning and all aspects of sexual health.
    Web: www.fpa.org.uk
    Tel: 0845 310 1334
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    that website says you can miss up to TWO pills without contraception being affected! *confused*
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    when in doubt, don't risk it...condoms or abstinence. :yes:
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Being sick on your break won't affect your protection, because there was no pill inside you to throw up, so there for no hormones to throw up either.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    beans wrote:
    Being sick on your break won't affect your protection, because there was no pill inside you to throw up, so there for no hormones to throw up either.
    Thats what I was going to say too :yes:
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