I missed a pill!

Consecutive Pills Omitted

Time in Cycle

Instructions for Patient

Take missed Pill immediately and next Pill at regular time.
First two weeks
Take 2 Pills daily for next two days then resume taking Pills on regular schedule. Use additional contraception for the remainder of the cycle.
Third week
Take 2 Pills daily until all active pills are taken; restart with new pill pack with one pill daily within seven days. Use additional contraception immediately and continue through first seven days of new pill pack.
Stop pills; restart a new pack within seven days with one pill daily. Use additional contraception through the first seven days of the next pill cycle.

Additional contraceptive measures should be started immediately as soon as the omission of OC’s is discovered. These additional measures should be used for at least seven days.