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If you start your period on the first sugar pill and your period lasts 4 days do you finish the rest of the sugar pills or start taking the hormone pills again?

You should always finish your pack You should always finish your pack

Why dont I get my period when taking the sugar pills?

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Is it normal if you started taking the birth control Yasmin on the Sunday before your period and are now taking the sugar pills but don't have a period?

Your period would probably not come until your 3rd or 4th sugar pill. If you started taking the pills on the Sunday before your period did that period come?

Can you still have your period if you do not take the sugar pills?

Yes, you will still have your period if you don't take the sugar pills. The pills have no effect on your cycle. They are like a place holder to keep you in the habbit of taking your pills at the same time every day.

What happens if you delay your period for a week while on birth control and then do not get your period straight away when you start taking the sugar pills?

Continue taking your birth control pills as scheduled.

How can you delay your period by one week?

Hello. You can delay your period by one week by skipping the sugar/placebo pills and continue on taking the hormone pills.

How do you delay your period?

if you are on birth control, you can usually skip your period by not taking your sugar pills, and starting your new pack of pills instead. This is not advisable to do a lot.

Could taking birth control pills and substituting sugar pills with real ones all month round be harmful?

It would be pointless. The sugar pills do not contain anything in them to keep you from getting pregnant. The placebos (or sugar pills) are there as "reminders" to keep you in the habit of taking them and so when you know to start a new pack. The sugar pills are not needed during your period,that's why they are sugar pills. If you take the placebos when you are supposed to be taking the "active" ones, they are inaffective and you might as well not be taking them at all.

What happens if you dont get your period the sevens days your on the sugar pills?

Continue taking your pills as normal but perform a pregnancy test.

Should you continue taking birth control as normal if you get your period while still taking the active pills and finish your period before you take the sugar pills?

Yes continue taking your pills as normal. If this happens again perform a pregnancy test and see your DR about changing your BC pills.

Does your period generally come during the week taking the green pills?

Yes, if these green pills represent the placebo/sugar pills, then your period will start during the time you are taking the green pills. If you do not get a period during this week, you should consult with your physician. You may need to take a pregnancy test.

What is sugar pill days?

The last pills in your birth control pack do NOT have actual medication in them. They're only there to keep you in the habit of taking a pill every day. You will get your regular period on the days you are taking the inactive/sugar pills. Brands vary, but most 28-day packs have 7 sugar pills in the last row. They should be clearly marked as such, and are always a different color than the active pills.

You recently started on birth control about 2 months ago you went on vacation and skipped your sugar pills to start another pack so you wont get your period when might you get your period?

As soon as you start your sugar pills on the new pack, or a little after you start taking the sugar pills.

What happens if you continue pills without taking the 1 week of sugar pills?

You just won't have a period. but don't do that too often.

How many days after do you get your period when taking white inactive pills do you have to finish the white inacative pills to get your period?

hi. My sugar pills start on a Wednesday and I usually get my period that Friday. Then it continues until Tuesday the next week.

Does taking birth control pills stop you from getting your period?

it depends,if your on the 28 pack and take ur sugar pills, it wont stop you from getting ur period.if u wanna miss ur period dont take the sugar pills and continue right away wit the new pack of pills

Can you skip sugar pills two months in a row?

Yes, you can skip the sugar pills multiple months in a row. I always skip my sugar pills for three months. Women don't actually need to have their period as often as we do.

If taking birth control when should you start your menstrual cycle?

Your period usually comes during the placebo pills week(sugar pills).

Do you start your period immediately when the sugar pills start?

You don't have to, my period comes 2 days into the sugar pills.

How do you prolong my period for a few days on the pill?

Keep taking the normal pill and you won't get your period.. Skip the sugar pills completely.

If you start while still taking active pills to you continue with the active ones or switch to the sugar pills?

Keep taking your pills all in order-do not skip any active pills...did you miss any pills -sometimes that can cause you to start your period early...also-maybe put a call in to your doc- if you didn't miss any pills,you shouldn't start your period while still taking active pills

Can you get pregnant from skipping your period using Birth Control?

Skipping your period by taking extra birth control pills or fewer placebo (sugar) pills lowers, not raises, your risk of pregnancy.

What happens if you start your birth control not on the first day of your period?

If you have been taking your pills the ones you take on your period are sugar. You want to start the real ones on the day you stop. Usually the sugar pills are a different color. If you pills aren't this way take them on day two as given by the directions of your pills.

Can you stop taking your sugar pills before they run out?

Yes, as long as you start taking the hormone pills when you are supposed to. The sugar pills are just to keep you in the habit and make sure you start the hormone pills on the correct day. If you are stopping taking pills altogether you need not take any sugar pills at all.

How do you skip your period on ortho tri-cyclen?

After taking your three weeks of active pills, just skip the sugar pills in the last row and go directly into a new pack. You take 6 rows of active pills (all the active pills from 2 packs) and skip the period you would have gotten on the sugar pills