The pill may not be right for you if you
After starting your oral contraceptives, you may have
It is important to take your pill at the same time every day. Here are some ways to help you remember to take your pills every day
What if you forget to take your birth control pill?
Want to be extra certain you don’t accidentally get pregnant?
You can also use a condom every time you have penis-in-vagina sex. That way you’ll be protected from STDs too. This is especially important if you are taking any other medications that may reduce the efficacy of oral contraceptives.
Certain factors lower the birth control pill’s effectiveness
These medicines or supplements can also make the pill not work as well:
If you take any of these while you’re on the pill, use condoms as a backup method. Switch to a different method of birth control if you’ll be on them for a long time.
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