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A 22-year-old female asked:

started taking birth control a week before my period im i still safe? how do i know the difference between active and inactive pill on marvelon 21 day

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Dr. Steven Weissberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
No: The pills must be taken for a full cycle. Taking it for a week before your period does not make you safe. With a 21 day pack, there are no inactive pills.

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Last updated Dec 21, 2013

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