Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Birth control - period- white pills

  1. #1
    Junior Member Array
    Join Date
    Dec 2010

    Default Birth control - period- white pills

    Hello everyone!

    I just got on birth control (tri-sprintec) this month! Other than some minor spotting and breakouts I have not had a lot of complications and everything seems in order.

    I just had one question - I am on my last three blue pills... and I feel like my period is going to come like RIGHT NOW! I am cramping and my breast are tender.

    What if my period comes when I am just starting the white pills? should I just skip whatever white pills I have if it comes and start a new pack?


    P.s. I started the pack on the first day of my period and I have taken all of my pills, all on time.

  2. #2
    Junior Member Array
    Join Date
    Dec 2010


    - I know that ideally you're supposed to get your period at the end of the white pills, but this is just a hypothetical considering how crampy I am feeling.

  3. #3
    Silver Contributor 100+ Posts Array asiangrace's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009


    I am on Tri-Cyclen lo. I am not sure how comparable that is to yours. But I usually get my period during the placebo pills. I never skip any though, regardless of when my period comes. I don't think you need to skip any either. Just take them normally. If you want to be sure, I would call your doctor. They are use to answering questions like that!
    "Look both ways before you cross the street"

  4. #4
    APRIL 2011 POSTER OF THE MONTH Array ItsASecret's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Blog Entries


    You shouldn't skip any. The placebos are there to help keep you in the routine of always taking a pill at the exact same time every day, they are also there to give you your period so that you have a regular schedule. Your period can begin at any point during those placebos, there is no way to predict except for saying sometime in those placebo pills. Once you finish the placebos and start on the new pack of active pills your period should end because that is what they are designed to do.
    There are those who believe that dictionaries should not merely reflect the times but also protect English from the mindless assaults of the trendy.

Similar Threads

  1. Why Birth Control Pills?
    By JustHormonious in forum Birth Control
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 11-11-2010, 05:49 PM
  2. HRT and Birth Control Pills
    By Mocha2 in forum Menopause
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 05-15-2010, 10:31 AM
  3. Flaxseed Oil Pills and Birth Control
    By camilledawn in forum Birth Control
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 09-03-2009, 01:05 AM
  4. Around how much do the birth control pills run for?
    By kenturah in forum Birth Control
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 03-06-2009, 11:00 PM
  5. missed period on Birth control pills?!
    By shana.maria81 in forum Birth Control
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 08-25-2007, 07:19 PM


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Beauty & Style | Fitness & Nutrition | Family & Relationships | Sex & Sexual Health | Physical & Mental Health | Girl Talk | Forum Home
Home | Health Library | Contact | Terms Of Service | Contact | Privacy Policy

© 2014 and Emerge Media