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A 24-year-old female asked:

I was on the contraception pill (levlen) for 3 years but stopped 4 months ago. i want to get back on it. do i wait for my period?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Not necessary: It is not necessary to wait for your next menstrual cycle before starting the pill. Check a pregnancy test and if negative then feel free to start it now.

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Last updated Apr 13, 2013

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