Took birth control late after having unprotected sex
Patient :I am on a 28 day birth control called Alyacen. I usually take my pill at 10pm every night. Last night (during the start of my 3rd week of my pill pack), I had sex without a condom and then forgot to take my pill at the usual time. I took the missed pill as soon as I woke up at 7am the next morning (9 hours late). Am I at a higher risk of getting pregnant and should I use a back-up method of birth control for the next 7 days?
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