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How to stop taking the birth control pill?

I've been on the pill (tri-sprintec 28 day) for 5-6 years and want to go off it. I have about a week and a half left in this pack before my next period. Is there a method that needs to be followed to go off the pill? Do I wait until I;ve finished this pack? Or can I just stop taking them now?

Also do I need to consult with my Dr. about my decision to go off of them?

Thanks for reading.
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Finish your pill pack. Never stop the pack mid cycle. It can really cause havoc on your body. Finish them out, have a period and then just don't take the pill after that. But do be advised that you may suffer from a few symptoms of "withdrawel" from the pill. You might suffer from some irregular bleeding for the first month, or you might be better then before you started them. Good luck.
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