Missed a few birth control pills

Patient

Q: Missed a few birth control pills. Now I have my period. So do I
finish taking them or stop and start a new pack when my period ends?

Doctor

A:   Hello,
Thanks for the query.

You have to start a new pack ideally on day 2 or day 4 of your cycle. This will be effective enough in preventing a pregnancy and avoiding the breakthrough bleeding. Kindly make sure you do not miss any active pills over the next cycles.

Hope this helped.
Regards

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