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how effective is tri sprintec

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.

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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 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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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
YES IT IS: Yes trisrintec is an effective and active birth control pill.
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very effective, but: The oral contraceptive pill is very effective, but, it must be taken everyday at the same time each day. The failure rate is less than 2 per thousand. ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bcp's: pregnant?: Taking three bcp's may prevent pregnancy, but this is not certain. If you were on oral birth control, you should already be protected. If you miss ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
As well as its taken: Like any other oral contraceptive, it needs to be taken every day about the same time each day, and then it will work well to prevent pregnancy.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felecia Sumner
9 years experience Family Medicine
Birth control: Sprintec has the same level of hormone throughout the entire 3 weeks of active pills (this is called monophasic), whereasTri-Sprintec has 3 different ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No difference: A woman on combination birth control pills, taking them properly, and is beyond her first pack of pills... has no fertile days. She is not fertile whe ... Read More
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