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how long until i'm protected from pregnancy?

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hey all, i started using birth control pills only a few days ago. this passed friday (the day after my period ended) i was prescribed marvelon 28. i took my first pill at 9 p.m that night and am doing so every night at the same time. it's day 5 now of using them, and i was wondering... how long until i am protected from pregnancy, and can stop using a condom?
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replied March 26th, 2013
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On the 8th day as long as you took them as prescribed.
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