A 41-year-old member asked:
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how long does it take birth control pills to go bad if expired?

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Dr. Mary Vanko
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ocp expirations: Hotrmones are very stable but pills can degrade. Use in date meds, please.
Answered on Sep 9, 2015

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Expiry date printed: It depends on the date of manufacturing and each pack has an expiry date printed on it, so look at the date printed on the pack.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
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6-12 months: at least, gives you the added benefit of contraception if you are sexually active
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Dr. Walter Futterweit
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Try another: Best to switch the BCP

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