2 doctors weighed in:
How long after taking desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) is it okay to have unprotected sex?
2 doctors weighed in

Dr. Stephen Sudler
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends on start
Combination pills you may start the combination pill at any time.
If you start within five days after the start of your period, you are protected against pregnancy right away. You will not need to use a backup method of birth control. You should also employ safe sex practices (use condoms).

In brief: Depends on start
Combination pills you may start the combination pill at any time.
If you start within five days after the start of your period, you are protected against pregnancy right away. You will not need to use a backup method of birth control. You should also employ safe sex practices (use condoms).
Dr. Stephen Sudler
Dr. Stephen Sudler
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Adam Levy
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
33 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors