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Ending birth control pills. will there be any lingering effects?

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Dr. Edward Jacobs
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Should not be: If you are planning to get pregnant, please wait 1-2 regular (non-pill) cycles before starting to try. Use backup (condom) protection for that interval.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

Took 2 birth control pills by accident. Will this cause any adverse effects?

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
No: An extra dose one time is not a big deal and should not cause any problems.
A 39-year-old member asked:

What can be the effects of switching birth control pills?

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Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
It varies: Sometimes switching birth-control pills can cause intermittent spotting. As long as the dosage and hormonal content is similar the contraceptive abilities usually don't change if the pills are taking accordingly.

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