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If you are talking about the last week in your pill pack, yes, you are supposed to start you period that week. I don't know what they are made of, but they are often called sugar or inactive pills. They aren't always green though. It depends on the kind of pill you have. If you are talking about another week, I don't know what they are made of either, but you aren't supposed to start your period until the last week of your pill pack. Please be aware that not everyone starts their period during the sugar pills, especially when you first start taking the pill. So if you have been taking your pill perfectly, every day no fail and at approximately the same time, chances are you are not pregnant. My first month on the pill I didn't get a period at all and freaked out but the test was negative, the following month I got my period on the third week and it stopped before the sugar pills. Many times it's just your system adjusting to the hormones.

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If you start your green pills early can you start your period earlier?

Hello. Yes if you start your pills earlier you will start your period within four weeks. If you miss any pills, you will start your period earlier.


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.


Do you start your period on the green pills?

In some birth control brands, the green pills are active pills . In other brands, the green pills are placebos (sugar pills or reminder pills) and that's when you have a withdrawal bleed. Talk to your pharmacist or health care provider to get information specific to your brand of birth control pills.


If you are on the green pills and you are done your period are you still protected if you have sex while on the green pills?

okay well if the green pills are the ones you take during your period then no, you see the ones you take during your period are empty.


If you skip the green pills and start your new pack as if you did take the green pills will you get your period?

NO. The green pills are just so you continue to take a pill every day. It is not a 'period' you have while on them just a 'withdrawal' bleed so if you want to skip it for a holiday or something, miss them out and go straight to the next pack.


If you haven't had you period in and while will taking the green birth control pills cause you to have a period?

No, the green pills are placebos that are there just as a reminder to stay on track with the rest of your pills.


When on birth control pills do you still take the green placebo pill if you dont start your period?

You're supposed to start your period after you start taking the placebo pills. To keep on a routine, you should take the placebo pills on their designated days (the last 7 days of the 28 day cycle).


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.


If you start the pill on the first day of your period when you have finished that pack do you immediately start the next one?

If you have finished with the pills and the faux pills, had your period, then you start the new set of pills after the last day of your period.


What is the difference between the white and green birth control pills?

The white pills are inactive hormones which is when you're off your period. And the green pills are active hormones and these you usually take when you are going through your period. But its still okay if you're not on you're period during the green pills cause the pills could make you a little bit late on you're period.


Will your period be late if you do not take the green 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. If you skip active pills, your period will be early and you increase the risk of pregnancy. If you skip placebo pills, your period will be delayed.


What happens to your menstrual cycle if you start birth control pills two Sundays after period ended?

you will get your period when you start taking your "period" placebo pills in your pack


Is it normal to start your period on the last two days of the sugar pills and go into the hormone pills?

Hi :-) Yes, this is normal. There is no time limit for when you start your period during the sugar pills. As long as you start your period during the seven day worth of sugar pills then this is normal.


While on birth control pills do you usually start your period by the time you take the sugar pills?

You start your period when on the sugar pills. Your period should start within three days of your first sugar pill - the exact time will differ from woman to woman.


What happens if you've already conceived when you start taking birth control pills?

You should not be pregnant when you start taking the pills as you start taking them within a week of the start of your period and if you have a period you are 99.5% sure you are not pregnant. However if you are pregnant the pills will have no effect.


What does it mean if you usually start your period on the day you start your sugar pills but your last period didn't start until 4 days into sugar pills?

This sometimes happens with birth control.


Can you skip your green pills to get period faster?

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.


Should you start the next pack of birth control pills when your period starts?

You start the first pill the Sunday after the FIRST day of your period ideally, but can be any day of the week, but after the 1st day of your period. Your cycle is four weeks long, you take colored pills for 3, and take white pills for 1 and you will have your period that week, then start a new pack of pills.


Are you not supposed to get a period while on the pill?

You should still get a period each month while on birth control. You will usually start your period during the week that you take your placebo pills, because they have no hormones in them. If you skip the placebo pills and start your active pills instead, this will delay your period.


What can happen if you start the birth control pills after the period?

Period time disturbed


HiI'm taking birth control pills Marvelon 28 andI'm on the second day of green pills but I still don't have my period.Is that ok I started taking them on sept10 and my last period was in late Aug?

You start taking them the first Sunday after you had your period I believe.


How can you bring on your period?

Go to your Ob/gyn & he or she can give you pills or something for your period to start


When you are down to the green Alesse tablets and you have had your period for 20 days should you start the new pack right after the green even though your period may not come?

Hi, You should continue taking your pills as normal and as they were prescribed to be taken by your doctor.


Where to get green tea to start period?

Green tea DOESN'T start your period, but it can ease the pain from menstrual cramps.


When does your period start on pills?

Hi, Your period will usually occur during the period you take the non-active pills or have a break from taking your pills. The break lasts for 7 days and your period will occur any time during the 7 days.