Delay in Taking Contraceptive

Patient

Q: For the past week I have been feeling generally a bit rough but not exactly sick. I've had an upset stomach, dizziness, headaches, nausea, intolerance to looking at light for too long, slightly heightened smell and generally feeling tired. I'm on a POP contraceptive but I'm very close to the weight threshold for needing to take two a day and I was late taking it a few days before I last had intercourse almost 3 weeks ago. Could this be pregnancy or something else? Just for clarification, I'm on a trial contraceptive called Cerelle.

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