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Posted on Thu, 7 Aug 2014 in Pregnancy
Question: Hi my doctor gave me some new birth control pills (milligest) because of breakthrough bleeding . my question is however I have 4 pills left of my malonetta so when will be the best time to change .Right after my last pill from malonetta or after my seven days pill free period ?
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Answered by Dr. Manisha Jain 26 minutes later
Brief Answer:
after 7 days of pill free period

Detailed Answer:
Hello mam, thanks for trusting health care magic.

New pack pills is to be started after seven days of pill free period or from first day of periods.
Periods usually commence with in 3-4 days of stopping the pills.
Take care.
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