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A 28-year-old female asked:

can i skip or delay my period by one week on ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo? if so, how would i do that?

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Dr. Lisa Vansaghi
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: Just continue taking the pills for an additional week before switching to the placebo pills (usually white).

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Last updated Jul 6, 2013

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