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Do you have to take the inactive birth control pills?

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Do you need to take the inactive tablets when taking the birth control pill?

Yes, you will need to take your inactive pills. There are no hormones in your inactive pills and missing them will not increase your risk of pregnancy. The purpose of inactive pills is to remind you to take the pill everyday and when to start the next packet.


Do you have to always take the inactive birth control pills?

They're called "inactive" because that's what they are. They're simply reminder pills so that you start the next pack on time.


On birth control is it possible to get your period while taking the active pills or does it only come when you take the inactive ones?

No you will not get your period while taking the active pills only the inactive pills. You may have spotting. If this is bothersome contact your doctor and they may give you another birth control pill that will work better for you.


Is it ok to take penicillin right after inactive birth control pills?

NEVER stop taking penicillin without a doctor's consent, regardless of which birth control pills you're taking, because infections will come back.


Can you take other peoples birth control pills?

No! Never take someone elses birth control pills.


You have been on the pill for 7 months and im due for your period today havent gotten it yet are you ok?

Yes you are okay. Most birth control pills have 3 weeks of active pills and 1 week of inactive pills. Be patient and allow the inactive pills to take effect.


Can you skip the sugar pills in your birth control pill pack?

inactive pills are just that inactive, so you don't need to take them, they are there to keep you on track so you know when to start your next pack, and keep you in routine of taking the pill.


Is sex still safe if on last day of taking the pill?

Yes. Just because you are on the "inactive" pills does not mean your birth control pills are not working. Just take them as directed.


Can you take birth control pills when you are age 50?

You can take birth control pills while you are fertile no matter what age.


I stopped taking my birth control on the second day of my period may 17th and had unprotected sex. whats my chances of being pregnant?

Well, this will depend upon your birth control medication. If you are taking birth control pills that allow you to have a monthly period, then you should have a set of 3-7 (Depending on the brand of birth control) inactive pills which are usually a different color. These inactive pills serve no purpose other than to keep you on schedule so that you will remember when to begin taking your active birth control pills again (although some inactive pills contain iron which is essential while on your period because you are losing blood). If you have this kind of birth control and you are only missing the pills that are inactive, you should be fine. But you must remember for each active pill that you miss, your chances of pregnancy increases greatly than that if you continue to take your pill on schedule every day.


How do you change your birth control pill start day?

When you get to the inactive pills, take one per day until you reach the new day you wish to use - toss the remainder of inactive pills the day you begin the next new packet.


Can you take the brown birth control pills earlier than you should?

No,. You should take the birth control pills as they have been prescribed.


Can you get pregnant if you switched from taking the shot to birth control pills but no longer take the birth control pills?

If you were on the shot but you switched to taking birth control pills, but you do not take the birth control pills anymore, you have a high chance of pregnancy if you have been having unprotected intercourse. All the active hormones from the birth control will have little or no effect after 3 days of not taking birth control.


How many birth control pills are to be taken in 1st week of pregnancy?

You are not supposed to take birth control pills when you are pregnant.


What happens to a man taking birth control pills?

Birth control pills are female hormones, a man should not take them.


Is it bad to take omega 3 pills and birth control pills?

No


Can i take birth control pills if i had bell's palsy?

Yes, a history of Bell's palsy alone is not a contraindication to birth control pills.


How long little blood comes before pregnant?

Can you take birth control pills and still be pregnant Can you take birth control pills and still be pregnant


Is it unhealthy for a 13 year old girl to take birth control pills?

No some girls have to take birth control pills for their period to help with the pain.


How old do you have to be to take diet pills?

How old do u have to be to take birth control pills?my cousin is 14 and she takes birth control...so i know you can take it at that age.


Can you take birth control pills even if your not pregnant?

Yes. You don't take birth control pills when you're pregnant. That gives the baby a higher chance of having birth defects.


Is there an incorrect way to take birth control pills?

Hello - The only incorrect way to take birth control pills is by not following your doctors or perscribes advice to the exact detail and missing pills and containously using birth control as a method of skipping your period.


What if you missed a white pill in a 28 pack of birth control pills?

Nothing, they are just sugar pills. You still need to take them though. It makes you remember to take your birth control. Nothing, they are just sugar pills. You still need to take them though. It makes you remember to take your birth control.


What happens if you take birth control pills out of sequence?

There is no harm in taking the birth control pills out of sequence as long as you were not taking placebos (sugar pills) when you should have been taking active pills.


Do you have to take the green birth control pills?

In some birth control brands, the green pills are active pills and should not be skipped. In other brands, the green pills are placebos (sugar pills or reminder pills) and can be skipped. Talk to your pharmacist or health care provider to get information specific to your brand of birth control pills.


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