I am usually good about taking my pills on time, but on thursday I travelled to Pennsylvania with my family and forgot to take it at 4 PM, so I took it at 5:35 PM. I know half an hour difference is no big deal, but what are my risks for an hour and a half? Is a backup method needed?
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If you're on a combination pill, it's best to do what you can to take them around the same time daily -- as in, in the morning, or at bedtime, etc. -- but you don't have to take them at exactly the same time, as a generous grace period is built in.
Really, with combination pills, one doesn't even consider a risk to possibly exist until a pill is a full day late or missed.
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