A 19-year-old female asked:
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is it safe to skip placebo pills on loestrin fe and start a new pack to prevent a monthly period?

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Dr. Victor Beshay
20 years experience Fertility Medicine
Common practice: Birth control pills can be used in this fashion. This is called continuous ocp use and is a common practice for certain situations.
Answered on Dec 16, 2013

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