I am on birth control pills called Yasmin for around four months. I take pills daily at night after sex that is anytime between 10 p.m. and 12.30 a.m. In the current cycle, I missed the pill twice but took it immediately the next morning and then took the normal pill of that particular day at night as well. I want to check can I have unprotected sex (without a condom) and still be safe from pregnancy? Can I have unprotected sex and take an emergency contraceptive pill? Should I stop the pills now so that I get periods immediately (even though my period is due this week) and when periods start, the same day I start my fresh pack of pills? Will this ensure safety if I plan to have unprotected sex this week?
As you have tablets from your schedule, you need to have a backup protection like condoms to prevent pregnancy as unprotected intercourse is not advisable. It is advisable you continue the pack of your pill daily until completion and then stop for your withdrawal bleed and then can restart the next pack from the second or third day of your periods.
Thank you doctor,
Is there any other way? To elaborate, in this week,my periods are deue and in the same week, my husband and I are going for a vacation and hence wanted to be abpause to dapsolutely safe for unprotected sex and pregnancy. Can I take the entire pack as normal and then start a fresh pack immediately without a delay the period and also be safe from pregnancy in this week?
I could top it up with an I-pill if we do have unprotected sex in this week? And then stop the fresh pack in a week to get periods? I will discard the second pack then.
.. gone through your history and understand your concerns. As you had unprotected sex, the chances of pregnancy are there in your case but as it is done on the third day of menses that is why there is no chance of pregnancy in your case. Read full
.. option for you, in that case, shall be low dose oral contraceptive pills like Femilon (Ethinyl estradiol and Desogestrel) to be taken from day 2 of your cycle daily till the pack finishes.
If your menses are not due lately and you do not have time then Read full
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