Skipped 4 Placebos Pills

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April Says:
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Hi y'all. I started my new pack of lo loestrin sept 14. Prior to that date my placebos would have been weds, thurs, fri, & sat. I did not take any because I thought the were just sugar pills. So I had my break week I just didn't take the pills. I have not got my period is that suppose to happen? I'm really stressing about it because I don't know if I should have gotten my period please help!

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David Says:

Hi April,

Based on my research, the non-hormonal placebo pills are not meant to serve any therapeutic purpose. So in my opinion it should be ok to simply skip those and not take anything during that time frame if that's what you want to do. I actually heard that the placebos are more so intended to help keep you on track for remembering to take the "active" pills on time anyways...

With that said, whatever happens as a result of NOT taking the placebo shouldn't pose any problem based on the information above. However I would still encourage you to talk with your doctor/gynecologist if you have any concerns about skipping the other active pills since those are what trigger your hormones to fluctuate and from what I understand, ultimately affect the timing/severity/duration of your cycle.

I hope this helps!

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Jenna Says:
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The same thing is currently happening to me! I have been taking Lo Loestrin for about half a year and I usually always take the sugar pills but this month I decided to not take them and just not take anything for these four days and I didn't get my period at all this is concerning me a lot and I'm not sure what to do. I know you posted this a while ago but if you could let me know what happened with you it would help because I feel like since we are on the same medication and the same thing happened to both of us that could mean something!

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April Says:
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Hey! Well turns out this pill eventually stops your periods. For that reason is why I switched! But from when I skipped those pills nothing happened really. Hope this helps you!

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