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I missed 2 birth control pills (and up like the instructions

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I missed 2 birth control pills (and doubled up like the instructions say) and took plan b. This was 2 weeks ago and I've been taking my pills consistently. How long until I'm protected again?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr.M.D.Mazumdar replied 2 years ago.


If you have been on birth control pills continuously for 7 days, you are protected and the chances of pregnancy are practically nil. In your case, since you have been on the pills for 2 weeks, you are protected now.