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I am on Alysena 28 and I have missed three pills on the second

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I am on Alysena 28
and I have missed three pills on the second week.
what should I do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

mysticdoc :

The views expressed by me are for educational purposes only and do not establish a doctor patient relationship.

mysticdoc :

Hello,

mysticdoc :

Thanks for your question.

mysticdoc :

You should continue the rest of the pills as they are.

mysticdoc :

However, you are not protected fully from pregnancy.

mysticdoc :

Hence, you should use condoms for a week.

Customer:

do I take the three I missed?

mysticdoc :

After a week of daily intake of pills, the protection restores.

mysticdoc :

no you should not.

mysticdoc :

this is not going to help but can cause nausea, vomiting.

Customer:

ok just take todays and continue noemally?

Customer:

normally?

mysticdoc :

yes correct.

Customer:

ok

Customer:

when you decide to stop taking birth control and I just finish the package and be done with it?

mysticdoc :

yes correct.

Customer:

or is there something special that has to be done

mysticdoc :

you finish the rest of the pills .

mysticdoc :

No you get your period.

mysticdoc :

and start your next cycle of pills as usual.

mysticdoc :

But use condoms for next 1 week.

Customer:

if I stop taking BC for good...can I just stop?

mysticdoc :

Yes you can just stop

mysticdoc :

no problem with that.

Customer:

ok I dont have to go see the doctor ?

mysticdoc :

you do not need to unless you develop irregular periods.

Customer:

I can just stop taking it and I should get my period as normal?

mysticdoc :

yes you should in most cases.

Customer:

I heard it take about a month for your body to adjust without it

Customer:

does it?

mysticdoc :

that is correct

Customer:

would you suggest finishing the pack I am on now? or can I stop now?

mysticdoc :

you should finish this pack.

mysticdoc :

this will ensure regular period.

Customer:

ok thank you for your time\

mysticdoc :

very welcome

mysticdoc :

Best wishes,


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