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Im going to stop taking my bc pills. When can I expect to stop bleeding?

Im going to stop taking my bc pills. When can I expect to stop bleeding?

You may not: If you are taking the pill to regulate the cycle, and it is not working. Stopping the pill may not help. You need to see you doctor if the pill is not regulating you periods. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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I've decided to stop taking my bc pills and breakthrough bleeding started yesterday. How long until I stops?

I've decided to stop taking my bc pills and breakthrough bleeding started yesterday. How long until I stops?

Hard to say: It depends on where in the pack of pills that you stopped taking them. If it was at the very end when a period would otherwise be due, then 3 to 5 days. If in the middle of the pack, it is undetermined the number of days the bleeding/spotting will continue. ...Read more

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Which BC pills is effective to stop periods and doesn't cause break through bleeding??

Which BC pills is effective to stop periods and doesn't cause break through bleeding??

No Such Thing: There is no guarantee that a birth control pill will not give rise to breakthrough bleeding. It is your hormone and body profile and metabolism and the interaction with the pill that are variables. Most birth control pills are available world wide. Levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) and Levlen is available in India and will work well to delay your period. Please discuss with your doctor who knows you well. ...Read more

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I took 2 bc pills on monday and stopped it due to depression. I started bleeding friday, and saturday. When will it stop?

I took 2 bc pills on monday and stopped it due to depression. I started bleeding friday, and saturday. When will it stop?

BCP side effects: While oral contraceptives taken over time may affect mood, taking just 2 birth control pills is not likely to have caused your depression. You then ask when will 'it' stop, referring to bleeding. Best to discuss this with prescribing doctor or your GYN. Also mention what you noticed about any mood changes. I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the name of BC pills which is effective to stop periods and are available worldwide ?? and don't cause breakthrough bleeding??

What is the name of  BC pills which is effective to stop periods and are available worldwide ?? and don't cause breakthrough bleeding??

No Such Thing: There is no guarantee that a birth control pill will not give rise to breakthrough bleeding. It is your hormone and body profile and metabolism and the interaction with the pill that are variables. Most birth control pills are available world wide. Levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) and Levlen is available in India and will work well to delay your period. Please discuss with your doctor who knows you well. ...Read more

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22f.On 2 bc pills to stop period due to endo. Nothing for 2 years, suddenly Im bleeding. No intercourse for 3 months, no std, no missed doses. Normal?

22f.On 2 bc pills to stop period due to endo. Nothing for 2 years, suddenly Im bleeding. No intercourse for 3 months, no std, no missed doses. Normal?

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more

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How long until bc pills stop Depo-Provera bleeding?

How long until bc pills stop Depo-Provera bleeding?

Varies: Depo is notorious for causing abnormal bleeding, sometimes that bleeding can be controlled within a few days with the pill. However, sometimes it takes weeks or months. ...Read more

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I've missed 4 bc pills in a row and I started to bleed but I'm worried Becuz it began to stop and now it started again, why is that! im scared!

I've missed 4 bc pills in a row and I started to bleed but I'm worried Becuz it began to stop and now it started again, why is that! im scared!

DUB: Your hormonal shifts from being on and off birth control pills can cause unusual menstrual bleeding. No reason to be afraid, the fact you are bleeding makes pregnancy much less likely. There is plan B OTC and restarting your pills where you left off, using condoms for backup X 7 dys. When the bleeding stops, check first AM urine with a pregnancy test. If the bleeding continues, make a Dr. appt. ...Read more

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Why does it bleed when taking a course of oral contraceptive pills.It was prescribed by doc for my vaginal discharge problem.Should i stop?Diff pblm?

Why does it bleed when taking a course of oral contraceptive pills.It was prescribed by doc for my vaginal discharge problem.Should i stop?Diff pblm?

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more

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