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How long should I use a backup after having Mirena removed and starting BC pills?

I had my Mirena removed on the 24th I got AF on the 26th so I started the ortho tri cyclyn lo on sunday the 29th.
How long should I use a backup method my dr didnt say how long I should.

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Asked by brittanybell at 2:07 PM on Aug. 31, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • For a month or two.

    Answer by Raeann11 at 2:09 PM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • When I started Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo, I was told three months by my OB/GYN. I didn't stay on it that long because I had some complications with it (but I have with every pill so thats just me) but that is what I was told.

    Answer by Mom1Stepmom1 at 2:09 PM on Aug. 31, 2010

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