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How long does it take until the pill becomes effective?

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Dr. Mark Trolice
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: At least one cycle

Typically, if the birth control pill is taken during meness, ovulation should be suppressed.
However, to insure effective contraception, back up birth control methods should be additonally used during the first month on the pill.

In brief: At least one cycle

Typically, if the birth control pill is taken during meness, ovulation should be suppressed.
However, to insure effective contraception, back up birth control methods should be additonally used during the first month on the pill.
Dr. Mark Trolice
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