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does green tea extract affect birth control pills

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You can take Green Tea Extract while on Birth Control pills. It will not decrease its effectiveness.
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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
There should be no: Interactions as they are mostly just caffeine. However, those type of diet pills can be dangerous in and of themselves.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: Drinking green tea 3 times a day does not change the effectiveness of birth control pills. Of course, no pills are 100% effective, so there is always ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: not likely to have any effect one way or the other.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No, just the caffeine. in the tea which can accelerate the fetal heart rate.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ginger tea: Ginger tea has no effect on the action of birth control pills. Make sure to take the active pills on time, within the hour of the pill taken the prev ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Sage tea will not interfere with birth control
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A female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Likely not: There should be no significant interaction between the two.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No : Tea will not affect your birth control

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