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Have you had unprotected sex recently? If so, when was the last time? thanks
Okay thanks. So yes, taking the missed pill is correct, however as you have had unprotected sex within the 7 days to having a missed pill, you should get the emergency contraceptive.
Contact your GP or pharmacist today, they can prescribe you a tablet called EllaOne which you can take up to 120 hours after unprotected sex - so well within the window to use it. As long as you are then taking your pill regularly, avoid unprotected sex until you have been taking the pill for a further 7 days.
I hope this is of some help. Please let me know if there is anything else you would like to ask.
Yes, so take one missed pill and todays pill, which you have. Ignore any previous missed pill. Then take the rest of the pack as normal.
What week of the pill pack are you?
This will provide you with some information for future use. The leaflet within the pill packet will contain some similar information.
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Okay. But do get the emergency pill from your pharmacist just to be certain
Sure, what else would you like to ask?
Oh I see, so maximum of only 2 pills, only the last missed pill and todays pill should be taken
It will be fine, but there is no need, it will not harm you so do not worry.
As long as you take the emergency contraceptive and continue you pill as normal, as well as using condoms for the first 7 days of being back on your pill.
Yes Escapelle has a licence to be used within 72 hours, so would be fine to use instead
Sorry I missed your other question. Polycystic Ovarian syndrome can reduce your fertility, but certainly not something you could use as reassurance that you would not get pregnant - many people with PCOS get pregnant with no fertility support.
Does this answer all of your queries? And are you able to get the emergency pill today?
The thread can remain open for a further 7 days if there is something else that comes up and you would like to ask. Take care.
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