Yes, you can skip the sugar pills on Tricyclen Lo if you like. Usually the triphasic pills -- the ones with three colors of active pills denoting three levels of hormones -- aren't the ideal ones to use to skip periods; you may be more likely to have unscheduled bleeding than if you used a different pill. If you have that problem, and want to skip often, consider calling your health care provider to discuss a possible pill change to a monophasic pill.
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
Yes, you can skip the sugar pills if you're on yaz
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.
Hi, No never skip to sugar pills when this happens or it will throw your cycle off completely. Continue to take the pills as prescribed. So take the active pills and then the sugar pills when it is time.
You don't normally ovulate when you're on the birth control pill. That won't change by skipping the sugar pills.
If you don't know, check with your prescriber or pharmacist. A few birth control pills have no sugar pills, and there's no point in skipping active pills.
The number of days of spotting after skipping sugar pills is completely unpredictable.
You will not have a period the week you would otherwise have taken your sugar pills. It should be normal the next month.
No, skipping your period with sugar pills has no effect on Pap smear results.
If you skip the last week (sugar pills) and go straight to a new pack of pills you should skip your period. I did this once on vacation and haven't had any problems since!
There is no increased risk of pregnancy if you skip your sugar pills and start a new pack early. You may simply skip your period. Some women may have spotting or unexpected bleeding when doing so.