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A 22-year-old female asked:

I am on my last week of active pills. first, i had brownish discharge but now it is heavier and red. is the dosage too low? ortho tricyclen lo

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Dr. Norman Solberg
56 years experience
Maybe: If this happens next month, ask your doctor about changing to a different pill (unless you've just started the pill).
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