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Stopped birth control because of side effect

I started taking the birth control pill for 8 days, to manipulate my menstrual cycle. I couldn't stand the side effects - approximately when should i get my period? Should it start fairly soon after?
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replied June 22nd, 2010
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You should get your periods within 5-7 days once you stop taking the pills. If the side effects are really bothersome, report to your doctor/gynecologist and see if anything can be done to relieve them.
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