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iBelle
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i dont know if this should be an obvious thing or not but oh well...
i was wondering if every month you take the pill its not 100% effective untill after the first 7 days...? or is it just the first month you start?

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Karybu
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It's just the first month you start, as long as you've been taking your pills properly and continue to do so.

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Heather
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Only the month you first start, unless in a previous pack, you missed more than three pills.

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iBelle
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thank you
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