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A 27-year-old female asked:

I have taking 2 pills daily of 0.03mg ethinyl estradiol and 0.15mg levonorgestrel for over 1.5 year.can i change it to 1 pill per day? and wat safety?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Odd dose: Are you taking these pills as birth control? It is not typical to be prescribed two birth control pills per day for 1.5 years. Clarify with the prescribing doctor what medicine you are taking and how to take it. If this is birth control then it should be taken once per day.

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Last updated Aug 30, 2016

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