And actually, that three-hour window is even for the minipill. That one does need to be within three hours every day to be perfect use effectiveness.
With combination pills, though, we know at this point that really, so long as those are just taken once a day without fail -- but ideally within a 12-hour window -- they should still be effective.
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That's exactly what I thought. So I was right to just roll my eyes at breakfast -- I just wanted to completely make sure, because misinformation like that bugs the heck out of me. If it weren't true, it wouldn't be approved by the FDA and printed on the dang packet insert.
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