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Cerelle contraceptive pill: how long do I have to take it for before I'm protected ag Watch

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    I've just started taking the cerelle mini pill on Wednesday everyone seems to say that you need to take it for 7 days before you're protected but netdoctor tells me, "You can also start taking this pill at any other time in your cycle if your doctor is reasonably sure that you are not pregnant. If you start taking this pill at any other time in your cycle, you will need to use additional contraception, eg condoms for the first two days of pill taking." So does this mean that after I've taken two pills I am protected against pregnancy? I am on day 26 of my cycle. If I took the pill from wednesday - I've taken 3 pills - am I protected now? Thanks.
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    The instruction leaflet should be treated as the definitive guide, but yes. Unless you are in the middle of a six week cycle, you ovulated over a week ago.
 
 
 
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