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Can oral contraceptive not be taken for more than three months?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Confusing question: You can stop oral contraceptives as you wish. However, if you want to avoid pregnancy, abstain or practice another form of birth control. If you chose to restart the pill, seek the guidance of your doc when you do.

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