Before you start taking birth control pills , be sure to read the instructions that are attached to them.If something is confusing, consult a doctor - so you'll know exactly how to proceed.Make sure that you have on hand is always a further package of pills to have had no problems with the purchase of tablets, if suddenly, when you run out of pills, pharmacy will be closed or tablets of the brand you are taking, just do not have it in stock.
You also need to buy condoms, to use them as an additional contraception that you need when you start taking the first pill, or if you happen to forget to take the pill.You should also use a condom if there is even the slightest risk of infection with sexually transmitted diseases.
Also be sure to keep the house package pills for emergency contraception, such as "Postinor" or "eskapel" that you can use in case of emergency (for example, if you miss a three tablets in a row and you have had unprotected sexual intercourse).
Now let's talk about, how to take birth control pills .There are packs containing 21 tablets and packs containing 28 tablets (21 of them - active pills and 7 - tablets- "dummies" that are taken in order to support your habit of drinking a pill every day).
If you have a package with 28 tablets Mew, within 21 days you need to take one active pill every day, and then drink another 7 tabletok- "dummy" (they are marked with a different color).After you have finished all the pills you need to immediately start a new pack.
If you have a package with 21 tablet, you will need to drink them within 21 days, followed by seven days, you do not need to take anything.In this case, you need to strictly follow the order when you need to start a new pack, asfailure to start taking the pills face the fact that you can get pregnant.
It is important not to miss the reception of active pills.Even if you do not often engage in sexual acts, you still have to take pills every day.Otherwise, you do not provide yourself protection against unwanted pregnancy, and you can get pregnant during any sex.
Keep taking the tablets, even if you notice spotting or bleeding while taking active pills.This phenomenon is known as breakthrough bleeding and is one of the most common side effects of birth control pills.But if you are bleeding too intense, or do not stop for a few months, you will need to be examined by a gynecologist, and may have to change the tablet.
Try take pills at about the same time each day.So you reduce the chance that you miss taking another pill, and it will help reduce the intensity of breakthrough bleeding.The easiest way to remind yourself of the need to take a pill - a pill stored in the vicinity of the toothbrush, and to take a pill in the morning when you brush your teeth.
is very important to start the next time the packaging, even if you have not yet finished menstruation.If you do not start taking a new pill after 7 days after the last active pill drink from the old package, you will need to use additional contraception for the next seven days after taking the pill.
By the way, if you're going on vacation, or simply do not want to have begun regular menstruation, you can start the next pack immediately after taking the last active tablet of the previous package.Thus, the level of hormones will change accordingly, menstruation does not occur.But note that abused in this way influence the menstrual cycle is not worth it, otherwise the contraceptive pill may harm your health.
That's basically all the main points that you should know about, how to take birth control pills .Finally, we want to make a reservation if you or your sexual partner intravenously inject drugs or have sex with someone else besides you, then you need to make sure your partner uses a condom (no matter what - male or female) each time youhaving sex.Tablets will not protect you from either HIV or gonorrhea or chlamydia or any other sexually transmitted diseases!