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are irregular periods normal when you start gianvi?

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I just started taking generic Gianvi, and I was supposed to start my period yesterday and haven\'t. Is it normal to have irregular periods for a while when you start using Gianvi?

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replied September 28th, 2011
Menstruation Answer A27199
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You can expect to have changes in period pattern and duration while being on hormonal birth control pills. The chances of pregnancy also cannot be ruled out completely if you had been sexually active without additional protection during first 2-3 weeks of starting with the hormonal contraceptive pills (or if you have missed taking the birth control pills). Consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation and assistance. Start the next pill pack on time. Be regular in taking the pills at a scheduled time daily. Be in regular follow-up and monitoring of your treating gynecologist/obstetrician and report any unusual/abnormal/new symptoms immediately.
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