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Delaying my period

Patient: I’m currently taking the Microgynon 30ED contraceptive pill and I have regular periods. However in a few months I am going away and I don’t want to start my period on my due date. Can I carry on taking the active pills rather than the inactive ones to delay my period?

 

 

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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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