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Switched from loestrin 2 orthocyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate).Started ortho same day i'd have started next pack of loestrin.How many days should additional protection be used?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
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In brief: First month

Although the risk is low, using a secondary method of birth control for the first month is safest to prevent a pill failure.

In brief: First month

Although the risk is low, using a secondary method of birth control for the first month is safest to prevent a pill failure.
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