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... to," you should take the 21 pills in each pack as directed, back to back. You can't take the 4th week of pills in the pack because there is no active hormones in them, and you'll end up getting your period. ... (3 replies)
... I am completing my 4th month on Orsythia and im frustrated. My period has come early twice now. Last month it came during the last week of active pills. I had 3 more active pills left in that week when it arrived. My period also lasted longer, a full 7 days. ... (0 replies)
... the first 6 months.. period was GREAT! no cramps, 4 days long. all light. LOVED it! couldnt of been happier. ... (0 replies)

... I was 11 when i first got my period. it would last for 10 days and then i wouldn't have it for a week and then it would start again. ... (8 replies)
... currently taking the pill, because of skin problems and very painful periods, I don't need them for contraception, a year ago I was put on Dianette, and after a week of taking it I had pretty bad sharp chest pains, trouble breathing, pains around my body, I just generally felt awful. ... (3 replies)
... pill I only had an instance with breakthrough bleeding on the 3rd day taking it, then nothing. Then I was suppose to get my period like I normally due this past week and now it is Friday and nothing. I was freaking out and thought I was pregnant. Well, after taking a test I found out I was not. ... (9 replies)
... Tricyclen for 15 years, and have successfully skipped periods, but I only do as necessary. I probably skip 4 periods out of the year, and I have never experienced any spotting or other side effects. ... (5 replies)
... I've been on Estrostep for about 7 or 8 months now and I have absolutely loved it...my periods have come like clockwork and my period has been so light. ... (7 replies)
... stop for 3 months at a time and only have 4 periods a year, so it is being done by prescription. Just check with your doctor if you plan on or would like to do it all the time. ... (4 replies)
... periods a year and never take more than three packs back to back. All I do is when I complete the last full week of active pills in one pack is begin another one on week 1. I have never, to this day, experienced BTB. ... (5 replies)
... That's how it went with me, and I've read many posts from women saying 'it worked the first few times but....' So I would definitely suggest you take a week off or else you might end up with non-stop spotting (worst case scenario). There are special brands of BCP designed to skip, and they still allow for 3 (4?) periods a year so I wouldn't push it more than that. (1 replies)
... and for the past week I have been on my period. I started the pill before my period instead of the sunday after because I was going on vacation that week. My periods are usually only 4 days. For 7 days I have been bleeding very heavily and cramping so bad I had to miss a day of work. Is this normal? ... (1 replies)
... I've only been on it for about a week so hopefully things won't change for the worse later on when my body gets used to it. ... (3 replies)
... person thing, as it is a triphasic pill. I've had a couple times where I might spot for about 3 or 4 days about a week and a half into my second pack. Your current cycle is probably a little messed up as Thisby said. Hold in there and after this is should be fine! ... (2 replies)
... that's actually exactly what i was thinking of doing :D just wanted to make sure i wasn't the only one thinking it would work haha thanks so much.. i feel a lot better now :) (3 replies)
... In other words, you will be taking your active pills for 4 weeks instead of the usual 3, taking your sugars for 1 week then back to normal. It will mean you will be taking one week of your new pack before starting your period. Does this make sense? ... (3 replies)
... Because you missed BCP for 4 days this does increase your risk of pregnancy because the hormonal tablets contained in BCP gradually decrease when you miss a dose. ... (4 replies)
Skipping Periods..
Sep 27, 2006
... Alright well I've been on Birthcontrol for straight 4 years and i got off for about a year and now im back on it. the question is.. I was on Alesse.. ... (0 replies)
... years and have never had any irreuglar periods or any spotting. I took a pt and it came out negtive. So i thought everything was ok but yesterday i got my period a week early again. ... (1 replies)
... m pregnant or not, is to take a blame test....but i haven't done that yet...just want some more advice from you all!....ok i first made the post a little over a week ago i guess, i started having some bleeding in the middle of my cycle, not like aperiod, but just a brown type discharge... ... (5 replies)


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