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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.
Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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