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Is it safe for me to use daphne pill even after stopping breastfeeding?

I am 40 y.o with the height of 5 2 weighing 110lbs with no other medical problem. My question is, I am taking Daphne since my secnd child was born when he was 2 mos. old and now he s already 2years and 4 mos old. Is is still safe for me to use such pill though I stop breastfeeding my baby when he was 8 mos. old?
Mon, 2 Dec 2019
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Hello,

Yes. It is safe to continue taking the pills after stopping breastfeeding. However, please discuss with your ObGyn to switch to another combination pill with an alternate safer progesterone content like levonorgestrel.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal, General & Family Physician
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