So. I was taking my pill, last night, like normal, but it sort of landed on the middle of my tongue, instead of the back right were my throat starts. It felt like it got a little stuck there, and I kind of scraped my tongue on the top of my mouth to get it to go down, and I feel like it did, and I drank a bunch afterwards, so do I have to worry about missing a dose? What happens if it dissolves a little in your mouth? It all ended up in my stomach one way or another. How, exactly, does the pill work? Is it a time release thing, in your stomach, or does it hang out in your bloodstream? That part's just curiosity about the sciencey-bit. Thanks!
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No, you don't have to worry about a missed dose. You swallowed it, just a little more slowly than usual.
The birth control pill, so far as I know, is not time released. I don't know much about the science of it though.
That's probably something you could research if you were interested.
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