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Hormone pills are NOT necessarily Birth Control pills, so you should make sure that it is intended for the correct usage. And no, you can't get pregnant on the last week of the inactive pills, you've already been taking three weeks of the active pills by then, which is why those pills are for the last week of your cycle; which usually are some sort of iron supplement.

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Q: Are you still protected the first day of hormone pills you take after the placebo week?
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Should my period start the first day after I am through the hormone pills in a birth control pack?

Hi, Your question is: Should my period start the first day after I am through the hormone pills in a birth control pack?Not necessarily no. Your period will arrive anytime during the 7 days when your on the placebo pills or not taking any pills.

Do you have to take the full week of placebo pills or can you start the hormone pills part way through to stop your period?

You could start the hormones pills part way through the placebo pills to change the next month's cycle (say you would have your period on a Wednesday next month, instead of a Friday) but it would not affect the cycle you are currently on. When your uterine lining starts to shed, it sheds. For example, Yaz only has 4 placebo pills instead of 7, like some birth control brands. For many women on Yaz, they won't start their period until the last day of placebo pills. They will start their period on the last placebo and continue to have it through the first few days of the hormone pills.

Can you take an extra birth control pill so you can be protected one more night before the placebo pills?

You can certainly take an extra birth control pill without causing any problems. However, your question suggests that you think you're not protected during the placebo pills. That is not true. If you have taken the previous pills in the pack correctly, you are still protected during the placebo week. Please contact your health care provider to get a better understanding of how the pill works and the level of protection you can expect from it.

I want to skip my birth controls placebo pills and take the hormone pills that week instead and take the placebo pills a week later. Will that change the schedule of my cyle within a month or two?

Yes, that will work. Make sure you don't go more than seven days without an active birth control pill.

Are you still protected in the week you have off from taking the contraception pill?

Yes you will still be protected during the placebo pills week as long you took your pills everyday at the same thorughout active pills. Be sure that you have been on birth control for at least 3 months before you attempt to do so.

I been on BC for two months on my second month i took all pills until i got to the sugar pills i took two of them sugar pills and didn't finish the last 3 pills sugar pills on the second suga?

You do not have to take the sugar/placebo pills if you feel comfortable doing so, and if you will not forget to start your birth control on the correct day, and if you will not forget what time you are supposed to take your birth control. It doesn't make a difference on how many sugar/placebo pills you take because they do not contain any active hormone ingredients. You are still protected from pregnancy during your placebo week if you take your birth control every day at the same time, and if you have been on birth control for at least 2 months. To be on the safe side wait 3 months, that is personally how long I waited.

What is a placebo trial?

Sugar pills.

Are sugar pills a placebo?

Yes, they are.

If you take more than one placebo pills will your period start sooner?

Placebo pills do nothing to your body. Nothing at all.

Do placebo pills prolong your period?

Placebo pills have no effect on your period at all. A placebo itself is nothing more then a sugar pill, it contains absolutely NO medication of any kind. In a birth control pack the placebo pills are used strictly to keep you in the routine of taking the pill everyday.AnswerNo. Placebo pills have no effect on your cycle at all - they are simply a reminder to you to keep taking a pill at the same time every day. The bleeding you have while on BCP is actually not a period. It is withdrawal bleeding in response to your hormone levels dropping while you are not taking active BCP.You can take the inactive pills or skip them completely, as long as you remember to start using your active pills again at the end of the week.The way women use BCP to skip a period that is coming at an inconvenient time is to toss out the inactive pills and start using the new packet of active pills without skipping a day. This with your doctors or health care provider's OK.

What do the last five pills of Ortho Micronor have in them?

All Ortho Micronor pills are identical; there are no placebo pills in the pack.

What will happen if you are unable to start a new pack of birth control pills until a week after the end of your period?

During the last week of your pills you are taking placebo pills. There are no hormones in placebo pills that have hormones to protect you from pregnancy. However, if you have been properly taking your birth control every day at the same time, during this week you will start your menstrual cycle, and you will still be protected from pregnancy. All you have to do is finish all the pills in the pack, each month. Also, you do not have to take the placebo pills because there aren't any hormones in them. You must however, not get off track starting your birth control, you must start your new pack of pills the same way you began taking the birth control.