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A female asked:

When switching birth control that is the same kind of pill, is it still effective if you start new one after period?

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Dr. Cynthia Frazier
Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes : Your new pill will be effective as long as you took your last cycle correctly( didnt miss pills) and started the new pill no more than 7 days after the last active pill in your previous pack.
Last updated Feb 28, 2016

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