Doubling up on Ocella to stop BTB.

Patient : Can I double up on the birth control Ocella? I started break through bleeding in the third week of my last pack and skipped the in-active pills for that pack. So now I am on to the first week of a new pack and I am still having break through bleeding. I need this to be gone by Saturday, will doubling up make it worse? Thanks! PS- I've been on it for about 7 months, so this is not normal to be BTB so early.
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