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Can I start taking levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) right away, or do I have to start taking them when my period ends?
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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology
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In brief: End of menses
You should start your pils the day tht you start your period or the sunday aftr you start.
This is so you don`t have or at least minmize the breakthrough bleeding that can ensue if you start in the middle of your cycle.

In brief: End of menses
You should start your pils the day tht you start your period or the sunday aftr you start.
This is so you don`t have or at least minmize the breakthrough bleeding that can ensue if you start in the middle of your cycle.
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