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... It is VERY difficult to skip periods with a pill like OTC. I've never met anyone who has successfully skipped a period on a triphasic pill. ... (3 replies)
... My gyn. is putting me on ortho tri-cyclen lo (looking for a pill to ease heavy periods). She said it's fine if I take the packs back to back (skip the sugar pills) but I've heard from a lot of people here that trying to skip a period on a triphasic pill is really hard. Has anyone been able to do it? If not how long did you spot/bleed for? Thank you. (3 replies)
... yeah it is better to use monophasic pills if you are going to be skipping periods so that way the hormone level is constant all the time and not changing all around like it would be on OTC (3 replies)

... I am currently on Ortho TriLo and have been for about 6 months. I, myself, just did this last month to skip my period and it did work. I had no breakthrough bleeding whatsoever. I have seen many posts on here that it can't be done, so I called my doc and asked her. ... (3 replies)
Skipping periods?
Dec 29, 2004
... I am on ortho tri cyclen lo and was very unsucessful skipping my period since it is a triphasic pill. I got my period for 10 days straight and it was awful. The only thing I can do is switch the week I get my period. ... (3 replies)
... i actually used to be on ortho tri cyclen lo and switched to zovia because i couldn't effectively skip my period. i tried starting a new pack and skipping the placebo pills, which prevented my period, but then i had breakthrough bleeding for the next 2 and half weeks. it's really not made to skip periods. ... (3 replies)
... Not everyone is a great candidate for skipping their periods on the pill...and you may not be. Have you spoken to your doctor about wanting to skip your periods? ... (3 replies)
... ortho tri cyclen lo is a triphasic pill so it most likely will not work. I am on this pill and tried to skip and I got my period longer and heavier. ... (2 replies)
... I switched back to Ortho tri cyclen lo after trying the patch for about 6 months. I started getting my period while on the patch despite always wearing a new one each week and skipping the week off. ... (3 replies)
... skipping periods is usually only successful on monophasic pills. ... (1 replies)

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