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My pharmacist told me to take generic Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) sunday after my period ended. Is this ok? 
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
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In brief: Consult w/ your doc
Generally, we advise women who are starting birth control pill for the 1st time to either start a pack on the day of your period, or on the first sunday after your period starts.
The end of your period is not important in starting the pills. Consult with your doctor for his or her recommendations. Also use alternative methods of birth control during your first month with the birth control pills.

In brief: Consult w/ your doc
Generally, we advise women who are starting birth control pill for the 1st time to either start a pack on the day of your period, or on the first sunday after your period starts.
The end of your period is not important in starting the pills. Consult with your doctor for his or her recommendations. Also use alternative methods of birth control during your first month with the birth control pills.
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