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Could levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed (contraceptive pill) stop your period a lot?

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Dr. Carrie Champine
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
It can: Women who take the period regularly, at the same time may notice over time that when they get to the placebos (the inactive sugar pills) that they do not have a period. However if you have missed a pill, you should do a pregnancy test.

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How affective is levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED contraceptive pill?

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Dr. Andrew Silverman
Fertility Medicine 49 years experience
Effectiveness of BCP: Any birth control pill that is fda approved has a failure rate of less than 2%. The failures are frequently due to forgetting to take the pills two days or longer in the cycle.

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Last updated Jun 18, 2014

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