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Does taking contraceptive pills change menstrual cycle ?

Does althea contraceptive pills could change menstraul cycle if it was started 2 weeks after menstraution? does althea contraceptive pills could change menstraul cycle if it was started 2 weeks after menstraution??
Fri, 20 Jan 2012
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Yes oral contraceptives can change menstrual pattern if you dont take them regularly. As you started pills late in this cycle i doubt about its efficacy. If you had unprotected intercourse in this cycle and pills were not very effective due to delayed use , chances of pregnancy are there. Kindly do a urine pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy. consult your doctor. Take care.
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