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hello dr norman,

I should start my yasmin pills on Thursday..i took Thursday pill on Wednesday by mistake ..what should I do?

many thanks.

Answer
You don't lose any protection.  You could just continue the new pack and then you'd be starting a new pack always on a Wednesday.

If you wish to go back to a Thursday start, you could use an extra active pill from another pack to get you back so you finish on a Wednesday and start on Thursday again.  To maintain protection, you can't go more than 7 days without taking an active pill.

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Norman Solberg

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I am an OB-GYN physician. I can answer almost any question related to women's health.

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35 years in an active OB-GYN practice.

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