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A 32-year-old member asked:

Will i need to wait till the beginning of my next period to start taking the contraceptive pill?

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Dr. Sally Rafie
Pharmacology 13 years experience
No: Birth control pills can be started anytime in the cycle. Just be sure to use another form of protection for the first 7 days.

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