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A 35-year-old member asked:

I just switched birth control pills from triphasil to yaz, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) will i notice any difference?

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Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
No: The only event that can occur when women switch birth control pills is a low risk of "break-through bleeding, " or spotting for a few days in the first month or two of the new pill pack. This has no effect on pregnancy protection, but is just a minor inconvenience.

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Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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