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I’m currently taking the Yaz contraception pill and was

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Hi! I’m currently taking the Yaz contraception pill and was supposed to be on pill day 21 however I’ve lost my packet. I had 4 more pink pills and 4 placebo pills to take would you recommend stopping for the next 8 days and restarting a new packet then ? Or something else ?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: No, I’m just on the birth control Yaz
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 16 days ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 16 days ago.

Hello and thanks for trusting me to help you. I am a board-certified consultant with over 30 years of experience.

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Thanks for your reply, can you please advise me on what to do
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 16 days ago.

Please allow me just a few minutes.
I’ll reply to you back soon after reviewing it.

Thanks for your cooperation and patience.

Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 16 days ago.

I understand your concern.

Well as you describe, you should stop your pill pack and start the new pill pack when you would get your next period.

Use condoms in the meantime.

Let me know if you have any further queries so we can discuss it thoroughly in every aspect.

It’s my pleasure to continue this conversation until you satisfy.

Waiting for your response.

Thanks.

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
what you’re saying i should start a new packet from day 1? Or from day 21?
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Or do you mean to restart the new packet from day one on my first day of my period?
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 16 days ago.

Thanks for replying me back.

You should restart the new packet from day one on the first day of your next coming period.

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Thanks so much for your help
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Will this cause side effects ?
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 16 days ago.

No side effects.

You would expect a period early.