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A 22-year-old female asked:

Is cryselle a monophasic birth control? i want to skip my period this month due to a wedding i am going to. this will be my third pack.

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Dr. Cynthia Frazier
Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes: Cryselle is a monophasic pill. Most of the time there is no break through bleeding when the placebo pills are skipped.
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Last updated Jul 13, 2017

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