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A 36-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me if on ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo, when can i have unprotected sex?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
If you have: consistently taken your oral contraceptive then it is a form of protection against pregnancy. It will not protect against STD's.

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A 53-year-old member asked:

If I'm on ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo, when can I have unprotected sex?

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Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
2nd cycle: Women on Ortho Tricyclen lo have full protection during the second cycle that they are on the pill.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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