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What If I Miss Any Minastrin 24 Fe Tablets?

It is very important that you take Minastrin 24 Fe every day, at the same time every day, even if you do not have sex very often. Missing tablets increases the risk of pregnancy. What you should do if you miss any tablets depends on how many you have missed, if you are a day 1 starter or a Sunday starter, and when in the cycle the tablets were missed.
 
General instructions for missed tablets include the following:
 
  • If you miss one of the first 24 tablets (white tablets), take the missed tablet as soon as you remember and take the next tablet at your regular time, even if this means taking two tablets at once. You do not need to use a backup method of contraception, as you will be adequately protected against pregnancy.
 
  • If you miss two tablets in a row during the first or second weeks of the pack, take two tablets on the day you remember and two tablets the next day. This should get you back on your regular schedule. You must use a backup method of contraception, such as condoms, if you have sex in the seven days after you restart the tablets.
 
  • If you miss two white tablets in a row during the third or fourth week of the pack, or three or more white tablets in a row during any week, your instructions will vary, depending on whether you are a day 1 starter or a Sunday starter:
    • If you are a day 1 starter, throw out the rest of the pack and start a new pack right away.
    • If you are a Sunday starter, take one tablet every day until Sunday. On Sunday, throw out the pack and start a new pack (this keeps you on track as a Sunday starter).
    • Either way, you need to use a backup method of contraception, such as condoms, for a week. You may not have your period as usual this month.
 
  • If you miss any of the last four tablets (the brown tablets), throw away any of the tablets you missed and continue as usual. Missing these tablets will not increase your risk of pregnancy, as long as you start your next pack on time. No backup contraception is necessary.
 
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