A 40-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me what continuous dose or extended dose contraceptive pills are?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
No placebos: The regular version of the pill has 21 tablets with medication and 7 tablets without any medication. Continuous pills have no placebos. You just take an active medication pill everyday. This method is more effective at preventing pregnancy. The main drawback is more breakthrough bleeding.
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Take every day: You take an active pill everyday Vice one week of placebo per month
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Last updated Nov 5, 2018
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