i was having baby in felopin tube which due to risk aborted 45 days back and now doctor priscribed me trinessa for birth control, after abortion my reguler period is not started yet, how to take this medication? can i start taking pill now? or wait till my first period starts after abortion? if i can take before starting of first period what is the risk? how to start, my husband lives in other state and visits me once in 3 months for a week and we have sex during that time, so i think i can start taking a week before he arrives as my first period after abortion is not started yet and can stop after my first period? please i need information and correct advise, please help
6 Aug 2009
When oral contraceptives such as TriNessa are started within 6 days of the start of a period or within 6 days after an abortion it is effective immediately. If the Pill is started at other times, it will be effective after one month.
You can start taking the pill now but you will need to use another method of contraception for 1 month .
If you were to wait until you had your period TriNessa would be effective immediately.
- TriNessa Information for Consumers
- TriNessa Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of TriNessa (detailed)
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