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A 34-year-old member asked:

I've been on beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) bcp's for 4 years. i stopped taking them after i finished my last pack over a week ago. still spotting after period. normal?

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Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Can be...: Is normal to have some spotting after stopping birth control pills. If you continue to have issues, you should see your family practice physician.
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Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
Please discuss this with your Gynecologist who has your complete medical history. If you are not confident with your Doctor please see another for a second opinion.
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Last updated Oct 17, 2021

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