BCP and AF question

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BCP and AF question

okay, I have counted the days and guess when AF is going to show up? During the cruise.

Before I have kept on taking pills to try to skip AF, but she showed up anyway, but do not remember what it did to the next AF.

My question is that if I keep taking the 'little blue pills' and try to skip AF and AF still shows up, do you think it will move my next AF up a week?

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what brand are you on? triphasic pills wont work to skip your period. You'd need to be on the kind of pill that is one strength your entire cycle to be able to do that.

Crossing fingers for you!! When is your cruise?

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It is called Mononessa or something like that. Let me check the ingredients.

It says each blue pill contains 0.250 mg norgestimate and 0.035 mg ethinyl estradoil. Each green tablet contains inert ingredients.

so it is the same strength thru the whole cycle.....:yahoo:

We leave up there July 6, but the cruise doesnt start until the 8th and we come home the 15th, AF would start, if I didnt try to skip, on the week of the 11-16. I would rather try to move it to the week of the 4-9.

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Oh yep! That one is perfect for skipping your period! Sometimes people find they still spot a bit, but hopefully you wont.

Have fun on your cruise! I'm so jealous.

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I had a lot of break-through bleeding and my next cycles were really messed up. But I know other people who have had good luck with it. I hope it works well for you so you don't have an added unwanted passenger on your cruise!!

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Ditto what Marcie said. Good luck!

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there is a BCP that you can go on that you don't stop taking, it's made specifically for that reason, well that and so you don't get knocked up LOL. I can't remember what kind, but here's an article on skipping periods with BCP

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/womens-health/WO00069

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thanks allie......

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GL and have fun!!

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today starts a new pack and my attempt to move AF up one week.......will let you know how it goes.

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I used to just keep taking BCP to avoid AF.

I am going to have the same problem - the week we do our Ohio road trip will be the week I get AF. But I'm not on BCP anymore so I guess there is nothing I can do. What a time for my body to decide to get completely regular and predictable, lol. I used to fret because I couldn't predict AF, now I'm like crap, I know when she is coming, lol.

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so it didnt work to skip. I have had 'breakthrough' AF as the article states.....I dont know how this will affect the AF I tried to move up.......

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