A 20-year-old female asked:
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is it possible to ovulate on birth control when it is slightly ineffective? like when you're taking topamax (topiramate)?

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Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You can ovulate while taking bc pills.
Answered on Oct 27, 2012

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