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When you switch brands of Birth Control to a generic, you are still getting the same hormones and the same dosage of hormones, the only difference is that the pills were made by different companies. If you have been on birth control for at least 2 months, it is still safe to have unprotected intercourse even though you are switching birth control. If you haven't been on birth control for at least 2 months you should use a back-up method, such as condoms, during the first week of starting your new birth control. If you want to be even safer, you could wait 2 weeks to have unprotected sex.

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