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Double dose of Birth control pill

Hi,

Last night after intercourse, I noticed that I seem to have taken 2 pills of my birth control pill(Ovcon 35). However I am not sure when I took the double dose ( i.e. if it was taken yesterday or previously) or if I really did take a double dose!

And to make matters worse, despite being on the pill for over 1.5 yrs, my last cycle started before my pills ended i..e while I was on my active pills. I ignored the period and continued on my pills as usual.

I am worried about the effects of this on my fertility. Am I abusing my system too much? I plan to conceive after about a year...it will be my first and I am going to be 29.

Please advise...I am very concerned about this
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You should be fine. The directions say you can take 2 at a time if you miss a dose, so it won't hurt you. You'll just run out of "active" pills one day sooner.
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the pill should have no affect on future fertility. you will be fine.  just keep taking your pills everyday on time, finishing one day sooner. it shouldnt be a big deal at all. you dont need a backup method if you stick to the routine.
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hi just wanna ask what will possibly happen to me if i missed my dose of contraceptive but had an intercourse with my bf and i still took another dose
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