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How long does it take for the pill to become effective?

or more specifically Necon 1/35 ? I have been on it for a month now and Im on my off week now. Me and my fiancee had unprotected sex last night though and Im still kind of worried...

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:05 AM on Jan. 3, 2010 in Health

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  • Ive always heard to wait at least a month.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:11 AM on Jan. 3, 2010

  • when i started on the pill my doc said not to have unprotected sex for about 2 months to give the pill a chance to work real good.

    Answer by mominbolt at 11:30 AM on Jan. 3, 2010

  • At least a month so use other precautions!!

    Answer by Korysmom96 at 11:37 AM on Jan. 3, 2010

  • why don't you call your doctor? Its been a long time for me but i remember it was effective right away,Good luck I am sure you will be safe,

    Answer by sirrera at 5:30 PM on Jan. 3, 2010

  • if you took the first 3 weeks and are now in your off week, you should be protected. If you want to double check, you can try talking to you doctor, but I'd recommend a pharmacist. Doctors go to school to diagnose and treat the sick. They have a few classes regarding medications, but pharmacists go to school for 3 years to learn about the medications they work with every day.

    Answer by lt1jane at 11:56 PM on Jan. 3, 2010

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