1 tab daily at about the same time starting on day 1 of menstruation for 28 consecutive days. Changing from a combined oral contraceptive (COC)
Start on the day after the last active tablet of COC. Changing from progestogens-only method (minipill, injection, implant) or progestogens-releasing intrauterine system
May switch any day to Lydia Lacta. Following 1st-trimester abortion
Start immediately. Following delivery or 2nd-trimester abortion
Start at day 21-28 after delivery or 2nd trimester abortion. Missed doses
<3 hr late: Take as soon as remembered. >3 hr late: Take as soon as remembered, additionally use a barrier method for 7 days.