Patient : Hi, I am currently on birth control (Orthro Tri Cyclen Lo), and a few days ago I had an upset stomach and some nausea (no vomiting). I did however, have diarrhea. It was not urgent to where I'd have to run to the bathroom, but it was there every time I did go. Am I still protected by my birth control? I made sure to wait at least 4 hours before going to the bathroom after taking my pill (even though my stomach felt upset the whole time). If it helps, this occured for about 2 days, on the last 2 days of my active pills.
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