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So, I've been on Velivet for about a week now. I know you're supposed to take the pill at the same time every day, but what's the time interval? Today I didn't have mine with me and I ended up taking them almost two hours later than usual. I don't think that's a risk, but what is a risk?
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You're right, two hours is not a big deal. It would be considered a "missed pill" at 24 hours. For more information on pill timing, here: Three questions about taking the pill (and plenty of answers).

Also, just FYI: At Scarleteen we recommend using back up, such as condoms, for the entire first cycle when you start using the pill.

[ 11-13-2009, 11:49 PM: Message edited by: Alice ]

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