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how long after taking antibiotics does it take for birth control pills to be completely effective again

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A few days: This is not as common as people fear. If you are experiencing diarrhea or vomiting wile taking your antibiotics then this could effect the absorption ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
According to ...: ...British nhs, of all the antibiotics, only Rifampin requires extra protection: http://www.Nhs.Uk/conditions/contraception-guide/pages/antibiotics ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No effect : That antibiotic does not affect birth control pills
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes most def: When you are on bc pills and take antibiotics you are supposed to use back up birth control, please do a home urine pt.
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A member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually sel ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Very unlikely: The antibiotics are not a probable cause for prolonging your reaction to bcps (if that is what it is). If the nausea was due to the bcps it will proba ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not the problem: Masturbation is normal and healthy and does not cause bleeding.The pill should not be causing bacteria in your urine especially if u r on antibiotics ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
7 days after: 7 days after you have finished the course of antibiotics.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
7 days: 7 days considering that you didn't miss any pills.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Guarna
34 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Just remember that antibiotics can make some birth control pills less effective (more chance of getting pregnant)...Check with your gyn/possibly take ... Read More

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