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Can strattera affect my birth control pill

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
Family Medicine 15 years experience
No: No, as it is a multivitamin product, there is nothing in there that should interact with your BC pill. Best wishes!
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 24 years experience
Yes -be careful: Antibiotics can affect birth control pills by a somewhat convoluted mechanism. (If you really need to know, it has to do with the enterohepatic cyclin... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Doubt it: Your pill contents are absorbed in the upper intestine after passing through the stomach.Loose stools of a small amount reflect poor absorption of sto... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valencia Porter
Holistic Medicine 22 years experience
Possibly: It is well known that certain herbs can affect medications. For example, st. John's wort is an herb that is commonly used that can reduce the effecti... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ben Kochuveli
Specializes in General Practice
Yes: If you are taking Nitrofurantoin while using birth control pills, you should use a back-up method of birth control (ie. Condom). Despite the fact ther... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
B.C. stays effective: The current thinking is that except for rifampin, other commonly-used antibiotics (such as nitrofurantoin and many others) do not alter the effectiven... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
Unlikely, but . . .: It's unlikely that any of your dietary supplements will affect your birth control pill but w/o knowing exactly which one you're taking, we can't give ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Unlikely: I doubt that will be an issue.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Green tea: The green tea fat burner will not affect your birth control pillls and will do little to reduce your fat.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Fluconazole: Fluconazole can be mixed with alcohol; no need to avoid drinking. And it will have no effect on birth control. (It's often said that antibiotics make ... Read More
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