A 40-year-old member asked:
How long does it take apri desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birthcontrol to start being effective?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Depends on start dat: If you start it the sunday after your period starts, it will be effective immediately (that cycle). If you start it an any other time, it won't be effective until after your next period.
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