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is it bad if i take the birthcontrol pill 30 or 40 minutes after the time i'm supposed to take it?

i just always forget and end up taking the pill after 30 or 37 minutes

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Asked by maryfer at 6:57 PM on Jul. 18, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • no it wont hurt you... and it will still work the same

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:06 PM on Jul. 18, 2009

  • No. My OB said that you have a 2 hour window from the time you originally started taking it. So if you take it every morning at 8, it's ok if you take it anywhere from 6-10.

    Answer by tnm786 at 7:10 PM on Jul. 18, 2009

  • thank you!! i just dont want another baby now lol my lil girl will be 2 months this monday

    Answer by maryfer at 7:20 PM on Jul. 18, 2009

  • See when I took the pill I was told if you miss it by one hour it could drop its effectiveness to 70% so I set an alarm on my phone and ended up only being on it for 6 months. However; my cousin never took it at the same time and I don't think she got pregnant on it.

    Answer by HolliBerry21 at 7:22 PM on Jul. 18, 2009

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