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Can I stay on the pill through perimenopause to control my mood?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes for a while

It is considered safe and appropriate for a women to use birth control pills until the age of 55 or 56, except for smokers - tobacco smokers should not take the birth control pill after the age of 35 due to the increased risk for blood clots and strokes.

In brief: Yes for a while

It is considered safe and appropriate for a women to use birth control pills until the age of 55 or 56, except for smokers - tobacco smokers should not take the birth control pill after the age of 35 due to the increased risk for blood clots and strokes.
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