Posted by: Tony | 2009/09/07

Immediate effect of the pill


I' ve read that the effects of the pill is immediate when taken during the first 6 days of the woman' s period and 7 days after that. Is this true?

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nope - for the contraceptive effect to kick in youneed to be ont he pill for at least a full cycle...especially witht current low dose pills

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Posted by: Woman | 2009/09/07

If a woman starts taking the pill , she has to start taking it the last day of her period. After 14 days, her chances of getting pregnant will decrease to 90%. Make sure she takes it at the same time, every day. If she has taken anti-biotics, she will be " unsafe"  for three months, and you' ll have to use extra protection.

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