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24 Apr 2003

Pills very very urgent
Dear Doc

If you taking Tryphasil and you start from the red pills, to brown and you skip the white ones and start taking the yelloow ones.Do they still work can I get preagnant please help.The reason why I skipped them a friend of mine ran out of her own pills and used mine.I didn't have another new packet. It means this month I didn't take my white pills.If i get a new packet do i take the white ones first before I start on the red ones. Please help I'm confused will this affect my menstrual cycle.

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01 Jan 0001

You have taken the pills incorrectly and are therefore at risk of pregnancy. You should start with the red pills in the new packet and use extra precautions for two weeks. This may well upset your cycle for this month.

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