A 20-year-old female asked:
I just received my first pack of birth control... i am new to this when do i start taking it..
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Family Medicine 11 years experience
5.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
It depends: Typically, starting on the first day of your period is a good way to start. If you start beyond this day, use a backup method (condoms) for 7 days after starting to take the pill. Take it at the same time every day.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Feb 25, 2017
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