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Continuous Birth Control Pill Use
This handout provides information about what happens with birth
control pill use and explains continuous active pill use. Almost
all women who do this have some spotting or irregular bleeding in
the first 6 months and
these guidelines give some advise about how
to decrease this bleeding and manage suppression.
to see a figure comparing bleeding days between women on the pill
with a monthly period compared to continuous hormone pills; it takes
time for bleeding to stop.
It is important to not run out of pills and sometimes a
letter is needed to get insurance to pay for daily use.