Hi, so I had a brief bit of dirreah tonight one hour after taking my Cilest pill, Im going to take another pil now to make up for it, will I still be protected against pregnancy? I havent had sex yet but plan to this Friday this is my 5th pill in my pack btw, thanks for reading
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A slightly loose bowel movement shouldn't impact the effectiveness of your pill. If you wanted to take another as insurance you certainly could do that. Do you have a spare pack of pills you can take one from, so you won't be short a pill in this cycle or any future cycles?
Is this your first pack of pills? If so, then you'll want to use another method of birth control to back it up if you're going to have intercourse this weekend. If not, and you've been taking the pill for a while, then a second method of birth control isn't necessary, though is always extra insurance. Plus, condoms offern STI protection that the birth control pill does not.
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