A 38-year-old member asked:
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what happens when you take tri-sprintec irregularly and it ceases to be effective?

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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.
Answered on May 10, 2015

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