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A 23-year-old female asked:

On microgestin fe 1/20 (generic loestrin fe) +take it everyday at same time and haven't miss pill. does this brand strongly protest against pregnancy ?

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Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It does: All birth control pills by design meet the criteria for a highly effective birth control method.
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Last updated Sep 20, 2015

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