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Urgent answer needed, can I switch birth control tablets mid pack?

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Lovemusic33 Thu 11-Feb-16 15:47:29

The nurse messed up my prescription, didn't send it through to the chemist, nurse is no on holiday and there's no record of her seeing me ( was done over the phone ), so the chemist won't let me have my pills until I have speaker to my gp. I tried some different pills last month that didn't agree with me ( made me eat more ) so I switched back to my old ones as I had half a packet lying around, I have now finished the half a packet and was expecting to pick some up today from the chemist. So now I am stuck as my go won't see me today, my car is in the garage tomorrow so I have no way of getting to a chemist. I have some of the other pills left, can I take them for the rest of the month? I really don't want to risk getting pregnant.

My partner gets back from working away tonight, making him wear a condom could kind of ruin things ( as we both hate them ).

dementedpixie Thu 11-Feb-16 21:00:42

Are they the same type of pills I.e. Combined or mini pills. Can't see a problem swapping from one to the other as long as there have been no breaks in taking them

Sidge Thu 11-Feb-16 22:06:40

What pills are they?
If you can list the names of the pills you've been taking I can help (practice nurse)

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