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How effective is sprintec

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Garabedian
Adolescent Medicine 37 years experience
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
Dr. Teri Bilhartz
Gynecology 14 years experience
Effective: Sprintec is a very effective form of oral contraception when used correctly, which is taking one pill at the same time each day. With perfect use Spr... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 46 years experience
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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herb Coussons
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
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
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
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
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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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