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Wethersfield, CT
A 19-year-old male asked:

If you switch from tri previfem (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) to tri sprintec right after the plecebo week and start the first active pill day 4 of cycle are u still protected?

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Dr. Suzanne Fiala
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Yes.: As long as you start the new brand of pills at the usual time, and have had no lapse of birth control pills, you are still protected and do not need a back up birth control method.

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Last updated Oct 6, 2016

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