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A 24-year-old male asked:

2 pills of bc norethisterone acetate+ethinyloestradiol can late ovulation if taken 4 days before ov? had sex on 17 took pills after 42 hrs ov date 24.

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology 36 years experience
Yes: The hormones in birth control pills are designed to prevent ovulation. If not taken continuously, ovulation may not be prevented and can be delayed.

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