Effectiveness of oral contraceptives in placebo week.

Patient

Q: I'm on the pill but its my placebo week. I had sex without a condom but he didn't ejaculate. I know it sounds crazy but I'm worried. Is there a chance I could get pregnant?

Doctor

A:   No contraceptive is 100% effective in protecting against pregnancy but if you take oral contraceptives regularly and at the same time everyday, it is 99.5 % effective in preventing pregnancy. I wish you well, take care.

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