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Springfield, MA
A 41-year-old female asked:

Can i switch bc pill brands mid cycle? i took one pill of alyacen but i want to go back to my tried and true generic ortho tri cyclen, tri previfem (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol).

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Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Better not to: You can but if you do you can expect break thru bleeding. It is usually better to finish the package you are on and then switch.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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