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I was on a low dose birth control pill Lo Loestrin. My doctor has prescribed a birth control patch. When I finish my pills should I immediately start the patch or wait for my period?
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Hello and welcome to Just Answer. I looking forward to assisting you with your question and providing excellent service. You should not wait for a period. If you are normally off the pill 7 days and then start a new pack, you should be off the pill 7 days and then start the patch. If you do not normally take a break while on the pills just start the patch
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This is my first time using the pills and now I have been prescribed the patch so do I just start the next day on the patch when I run out of pills? Will i still get my cycle?
you just start the next day. You may not get a cycle
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