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When switching to a new brand of birth control how long until I'm protected from pregnancy? Immediately or wait a month and use back up b/c.

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Dr. Jeffrey Mcqueary
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology

In brief: New pill

Typically if you switch directly to another birth control pill directly you don't have to worry about pregnancy.
It is always safe though to avoid unprotected intercourse until the first period on the new pill.

In brief: New pill

Typically if you switch directly to another birth control pill directly you don't have to worry about pregnancy.
It is always safe though to avoid unprotected intercourse until the first period on the new pill.
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