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randomrandomusername
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Hi, quick question. I've been traveling this past week, and on two separate occasions I was 45 minutes late taking my combination birth control pill. I know it's best to take it at the same time every day, will it be less effective because of this time difference? Or is it close enough to the regular time?
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You're just fine! You have a three hour window during which you can take the pill and consider it on time.

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