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how effective is sprintec

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
1% per year: In clinical trials with Sprintec, the pregnancy rate was approximately 1 pregnancy per 100 women per year. You seem to be taking it correctly; howev ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Garabedian
36 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Combination product: It is highly effective if taken daily as indicated without missing doses. Must use backup birth control for the first two weeks after beginning this ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Quite effective: This method of birth control is more effective than many others and used as you do - even more so. But never forget that it does nothing to protect fr ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Sprintec: is a combination OCP with estrogen and progesterone. It is very, but not 100%, effective, just like all other oral contraceptives. It produces hormone ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
One month: It takes the first cycle (Or pack of pills) for any birth control pill to become fully effective. Use condoms for the first pill pack.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
45 years experience Family Medicine
No: Missing pills can really decrease the effectiveness of pill. Make up the doses and continue the pack but use another means of birth control during thi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tri-sprintec: It is not effective during the time frame that it is irregularly used and back up protection should be used at that time.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herb Coussons
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
One week: I assume you mean for contraception. There are other reasons to take a birth control pill, but they work to prevent pregnancy by preventing ovulation. ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Very effective: Sprintec is a combined estrogen and progestin oral contraceptive pill. If it is taken exactly as precribed the chance of unintended pregnancy is less ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you have been: On the tri-sprintec for at least one month consistently (once a day) then you should not require an emergency contraceptive. Women who take oral cont ... Read More
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