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no because after menopause, a women can't get pregnant anymore or have periods.

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Q: Should you continue taking birth control pills after you start menopause?
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Should you stop taking the birth control pill if you get your period?

You should continue taking the birth control pill daily as scheduled regardless of bleeding.

How does menopause happen while taking the birth control pill?

It won't, BCP have hormones that are normally present in women before menopause. Once you stop taking them your body will naturally go into menopause if you no longer have the hormones present to support ovulation and menstruation.

Should you continue your new birth control even though you did not get your period taking the sugar pills?

Yes, continue taking your pills. Many woman stop menstruating while taking birth control pills. If you are questioning the possibility of pregnancy take a HPT (home pregnancy test), if it is negative you can be assured that you are not pregnant and the pill is working as it should.

Would a woman with a hysterectomy take birth control?

She may be taking hormones to prevent premature menopause.

Can birth control cause heavy menstrual bleeding Should I continue taking my birth control?

Birth control pills should stop your menstrual bleeding. I would suggest you stop the pills and talk to your doctor

What if you get your period while on birth control?

If you get your period while on birth control, you should continue using your birth control as scheduled. Bleeding does not change the schedule for taking your pill or changing your patch or ring.

Should you keep taking the birth control pill if you miss one pill and your period starts?

It would be best to continue taking the pill each day regardless of bleeding.

What if you had your period early but your pill is not finish it is ok to continue to take or you stop even the 28 days is not finish?

You should continue taking the birth control pill as scheduled regardless of bleeding.

Should you even bother taking birth control pills while on antibiotics?

Yes. Not all antibiotics affect birth control. In fact, some even increase the effectiveness. Plus, your body needs a constant dose of hormones at all times for your birth control to continue working after you're off your antibiotics. Continue taking them, but research whether the antibiotics you're taking affect your pill.

Should you take your sugar pills if you have your period while still on your active pills?

No, you should continue taking the birth control pill as scheduled, regardless of any bleeding.

If you miss your period while on birth control should you wait to start your next cycle until you are sure you are not pregnant or should you continue to take the birth control?

Many women have no period on the BCP. Do not stop taking it as directed.

Should you continue taking birth control as normal if you get your period while still taking the active pills and finish your period before you take the sugar pills?

Yes continue taking your pills as normal. If this happens again perform a pregnancy test and see your DR about changing your BC pills.

What should you do when you found out your mom is taking birth control?

Nothing, Taking birth control is her choice

Will taking the pill delay menopause?


What age should you stop taking birth control pills?

There's no definitive age for the Menopause, you are at risk of pregnancy, for as long as you're still Ovulating. Your Doctor or Gynaecologist, will be able to give you the most appropriate advice.

Can you continue your contraceptive pill if you dont get a period until the 7thday?

Yes, you should keep taking the birth control as scheduled on the calendar regardless of any bleeding.

Should you continue taking fertility pills after becoming pregnant?


What can be done to counteract menopause?

Many women counteract menopause by taking estrogen. Estrogen is a hormone that is in short supply when a woman is going through menopause.

Should wait to start next birth control pack if don't get period?

No, you should continue taking the pills as scheduled. IF you missed any pills in the prior cycle, take a pregnancy test.

What happens if you delay your period for a week while on birth control and then do not get your period straight away when you start taking the sugar pills?

Continue taking your birth control pills as scheduled.

What day should you start taking your birth control?


Will you become pregnant after menopause with out protection?

If it is several years after menopause, pregnancy is unlikely. However, if you are still going through menopause, taking precautions would be wise.

If you took 4 pills at the same time should you continue with your pack?

Yes, if you took four pills at once for emergency contraception, you should continue taking one pill per day until the pack is done. Then start the new cycle of birth control.

If you have already started spotting should you continue finishing your pack of birth control?

Yes you should continue your pack of pills even though you are spotting. You should never discontinue taking your birth control unless advised by your physician. If you stop taking your birth control you will lower the effectiveness of the birth control drastically and you will increase your chances of becoming pregnant. Spotting is a side effect caused by birth control. Spotting typically occurs when you are either starting birth control for the first time( spotting may last up to 3 months), spotting can occur if you do not take your birth control everyday at the same time, and it can occur if you use a certain medication, such as antibiotics.

Your birth control cycle ended last Friday and your period did not start you took a pregnancy test today and am not pregnant Should you start taking your new cycle of pills tomorrow?

Yes, you should continue your birth control pills as schedule regardless of bleeding.