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Does green tea extract affect birth control pills

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Yes: You can take Green Tea Extract while on Birth Control pills. It will not decrease its effectiveness.

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
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
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
No: Sage tea will not interfere with birth control
A female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Likely not: There should be no significant interaction between the two.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
No worries: Drinking typical chamomile tea is not known to interact with or change the effectiveness of birth control pills. Of course, no pills are 100% effectiv... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Herb tea: The above ingredients are common garden plants, not toxic. Birth control should not be affected.
A female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Green : Green tea pills are not regulated by the fda (food and drug administration) therefore there has been no formal studies as far as interactions are conc... Read More
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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 51 years experience
No evidence: Chlorogenic acid is the active polyphenol in green coffee beans. It has no effect on oral contraceptives. Actually the other way round is what usually... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
No.: none of those will interfere with the efficiency or efficacy of the BCP.
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