This is Dr. David
you can start the new packet of pills within the first 5 days after you period ends.
or within 5 days of the start of your your period
I will finish this 'messed up' packet tomorrow. Should I wait for the 7 placebo days to pays before starting the new packet?
yes, you can wait for the 7 days of placebo days to pass before starting your new packet.
does this help?
do you have other questions?
you are not getting any hormones with those placebo pills so it is up to you if you take them or not.
some women take them to keep up the habit of taking a pill everydayl
so they don't mess up the routine.
some women can remember when to go back on the packet when they stop the placebo pills.
yes one more question, how long it take for the new packet to offer full protection against pregnancy, as I realise the current packet does not offer me protection at the moment due to two missed pills/
if you start taking them within 5 days of the start of your next period, they start to protect you against pregnancy right away.
if you start them up at another time, they will take 7 days before they start to protect against pregnancy.
ok that's very helpful. Thank you
you are welcome
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