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Bleeding during active BC pills?

My doctor put me on Cryselle birth control about a month ago to help with very, very painful periods. I began the pills, when my period ended as he instructed me. He also told me to skip the inactive pills and go straight into the next pack. I started spotting off and on during week 1 on the 2nd pack.  It was dark brown and usually only when I wiped. I thought this was normal.   It increased a little and now I'm having a period despite being on the active pills still.  It's still really painful though the bleeding is significantly lighter than my normal periods were.  Is this normal?
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