I've been taking birth control pills for 5 years. I'd like to stop taking them for now because I've been celibate (on purpose) for a while now and I don't intend to have sex for a while still, and in the meantime it's kind of a waste of money. Is there a certain way I should go about stopping them? Should I finish off the pack I'm on (it's Ortho Tricyclen Lo) or can I just stop immediately? I'm on my second week of the active pills.
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Either way is fine, really. If you stop right now, you may have some bleeding or spotting for awhile, but other than that it really doesn't matter.
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