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Birth control contraception macrobid sex

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Quite unlikely: Macrobid will not interfere with the birth control pill so you should be protected, and 2 weeks after your period the pregnancy tests should be positi... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
No: Macrobid would not affect any form of contraception.
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Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
No: Unlike what can happen with birth control pills, being on antibiotics does not cause your Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud to become less effective.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Macrobid: Yes, Macrobid is known to cause breakthrough bleeding while on the pill
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
No worries!: Nitrofurantoin (Macrobid®) and other antibiotics have no effect on birth control pills. There is slight risk with a few antibiotics, e.g. rifampin (mo... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
BC pills should work: The current thinking is that except for rifampin, other commonly-used antibiotics such as Macrobid do not alter the effectiveness of birth control pil... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
BC pills should work: The current thinking is that except for rifampin, other commonly-used antibiotics do not alter the effectiveness of birth control pills such as Aviane... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
One cycle: If you have had a period since stopping the antibiotic, and are taking a contraceptive you need not use a condom to prevent pregnancy. However using a... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Not a factor...: Macrobid won't affect birth control or emergency contraception effectiveness. Best wishes
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Nope: Nitrofurantoin (Macrobid) gives very low blood levels -- it's the high urine levels that cure urinary tract infections. (There is no reason other than... Read More

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