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angelsface
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I start my BC on tuesdays, but the pharmacist didn't refill them! so i have to start tomorrow... how long will it take until my BC gets back to full strength? i'm on Yasmin, the pill, if that makes any difference.
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dailicious
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An extra day should not make too much of a difference, but to be safest I'd suggest you use a back-up method this month just to cover your bases. If you want a second opinion, as well, call the pharmacist or the doctor who prescribed the pills to you and ask what they think [Smile]

Also, to avoid this in the future, either call ahead a couple weeks early, or call ahead and see if your pharmacist can have more than one pack available. I know with my prescription I can three packs at a time and refill them every 60 days so I have packs ahead of time.

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