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Does anyone know what would happen if I started taking the Pill (Dianette) at the end of my period?

(5 Posts)
AdamAnt Tue 29-Jul-08 14:23:28

Doctor advised waiting till the beginning of my next period, but I really want to start sooner (skin is spotty atm, and I want it to clear up).

AdamAnt Tue 29-Jul-08 14:44:22


Blandmum Tue 29-Jul-08 14:57:47

You cannot rely on it for contraception if you do that for the first month as you might have ovulated during your period.

If you are prepared to used a barrier contraception as suggested on the 'missed pill' section of the pill leaflet, you would be OK

Seona1973 Tue 29-Jul-08 15:14:00

you would have to take extra precautions for 7 days if you were relying on it for contraception

AdamAnt Tue 29-Jul-08 15:23:00

Not bothered about contraception tbh.

Am I more likely to get break-through bleeding, do you think?

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