(Closed) How to switch to the pill

posted 4 years ago in Wellness
Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

start the pill the first sunday after ur next menstruation 🙂 

Post # 4
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2011

@ButtercupBetty:  You got a prescription without being told when to start it?

Post # 5
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I would call and ask your doctor about it.

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

I would take the week off and start the pill the next Sunday, otherwise you risk breakthrough bleeding. I don’t think you would need condoms but better safe than sorry!

Post # 7
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2012

I would take a week off, but your doctor gave you a script without any sort of directions?

I’d find a new doctor.

Post # 10
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2011

@ButtercupBetty:  I would guess the way to start it would be like a PP suggested, stop the ring with a withdrawal bleed and then start the pill when you would usually insert a ring again.  The doctor should have informed you though!

Asking the pharmacist to check on the best way to do it is a good idea, many pharmacists are more knowledgable than doctors that way!

Post # 12
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Helper bee

oops, just read your comment. Glad you found out how to take it.

 

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