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Old 01-31-2006, 05:35 PM   #1
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24 hours

i take lutera oral contraceptive. it is once a day, like most i assume. i know it should be taken about the same time everyday, but there is a 4 hour window within iwhich i try to take it everyday, for instance yesteray i took it at 11, and today i took it at 3. That is the range. i take it everday somewhere between 11am-3pm. is this bad? how crucial is it to be on that 24 hour mark?

i did notice a light pink color when i wiped after peeing around 3...

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Old 01-31-2006, 06:52 PM   #2
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Re: 24 hours

The light pink is probably spotting. Some women are so sensitive that they must take the pill on time each day to avoid it.

Taking it as you are, you are also not getting the full possible protection (99.9%). Your use puts you around 92-95% protection.

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