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Can I start on birth control pill from the 6th day of menstrual cycle? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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User:Hi i am on my 6th day of Menstural cycle is there any birth control pill i can start from today as i dont want to wait for another month. I am 35 years old
User:Hi Doctor
User:I am on my 6th day of Menstural cycle is there any birth control pill i can start from today as i dont want to wait for another month. I am 35 years old
Doctor:Yes there are hormonal pills you can get, but you will need to consult a gynecologist since this is a prescription medicine
User:Can you not prescribe one
Doctor:I am sorry this is not allowed in this forum, you can get this in any medical store or through gyneac too
User:do you know anything about XXXXXXX
User:my octir suggested it
User:can i start from the 6th day
Doctor:It will take 7 days to be effective , so use other protection for 7 days along with pills
User:ok
Doctor: XXXXXXX is oral contraceptive pills
User:thanks i kind of knew that
User:wat i really wante to know is is it safe to start pills from the 6th day
Doctor:yes you can
Doctor:but you need added protection
Doctor:since these are dummy pills
User:ok thank you
Doctor:for 7 days
User:ok
Doctor:so after that it will be effective
User:Thank you doctor
Doctor:so use condom till then if you haev intercourse
User:ok will do
Doctor:Youa re welcome
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