A 27-year-old female asked:
Starting ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo on 5/11. my period started 5/5. when will it be on affect? does this mean my fianc can "cum" inside me, no problem? ty
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
NO: You are starting the pills late in the cycle (Day 7) and therefore they are not as effective for birth control. I recommend that you use a backup method like condoms this cycle. You will be safe for unprotected sex for the next pill cycle.
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Last updated May 19, 2014
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