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Can I start taking levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) before my period finishes?
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Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes
Most people start the pill the sunday after your period starts.
You can take the pill prior to completing your period.

In brief: Yes
Most people start the pill the sunday after your period starts.
You can take the pill prior to completing your period.
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