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how long does it take for sprintec to be absorbed

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It depends: It depends on when in your cycle you started the pills. If you started on the first day of bleeding, it's effective right away. If later in your cyc ... Read More
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Give it a month: Oral contraceptives scientifically take effect after 4 doses, but, i highly recommend that you use backup (condom) for one cycle to ensure that you ta ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
5 minutes: 5 minutes once you swallow it, but I have no idea why you would ask such a question. Waiting 5 minutes and having sex after taking one pill will not p ... Read More
A 37-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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
In what way?: How long it takes any medicine and especially any birth control pill to change the body depends at least in part on what type of change you are asking ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarah Walton
5 years experience Pharmacology
Sunday is the norm..: You can technically start anytime and your cycle will adjust to the medication. But most women find it easiest to start on a Sunday, the way the pack ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Why?: Why would you take medroxyprogesterone acetate along with Sprintec. Birth control pills already have more progestin than estrogen which can cause very ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
At least a cycle: With any bcp you should use additional protection for at least one month. After that time, you can be more confident in the contraceptive effect but ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Saver
Specializes in Family Medicine
Might take longer: The menses which occur from oral contraceptives are "artificial", from the hormones in the pill. Most women will "adjust" within 3 cycles and stop s ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No it will be ok: No it will not make any difference.It really does not have to be exact time by clock 8.49 AND 9 PM are almost same time
A 20-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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