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A 17-year-old female asked:

Switching from pill to depo.first injection will be given when i am on the 12th day of my pack. do i keep taking pills and how long until protected?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
7 days : You are probably protected immediately but it is reasonable to use condons for 7 days after getting Depo-Provera

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Last updated Feb 19, 2015

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