A 21-year-old female asked:
can you start aviane 9 days after your period started instead of the first day of your period or the first sunday ?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham answered
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, but: You can start the pill at any time. If you start the pill when you start your period, you are protected right away. If you start the pill 9 days after your period started, you should figure that you will need to be on the pill for at least two weeks before you are protected.
Answered on May 25, 2015
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