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Will azithromicin still work if I had unprotected sex the day after taking it

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Having sex will: not prevent an antibiotic from working.

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Longo
Pharmacology 13 years experience
Yes: My answer is based in the assumption that you both took 1gm Azithromycin after the last sexual encounter. The medication is in both of your systems an... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
It should work: See your doctor for a follow-up "test of cure" to be certain.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Svendsen
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Please clarify: I am not sure exactly what your question is. Does this have to do with you taking birth control pills at the same time you are taking antibiotics? I... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Recheck: These symptoms suggest either incomplete treatment or re-infection. The best way to prevent STI is to use condoms with every intercourse.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Plan B: No there is no need for plan B. You are protected with your birth control. The only antibiotic that has been shown to affect birth control is Rifamp... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Contradiction: If you are on and taking Loestrin FE then you could not have had unprotected sex. Be that as it may, Plan B is a reasonable choice for now.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Chlamydia positive: Wait until you obtain another culture for chlamydia before having unprotected sex. Use condoms until then. If the culture is negative, the disease is... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Use a condom: Antibiotics can decrease the effectiveness of contraceptive pills, so use condoms this month or practice abstinence. You should not be having unprotec... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Pretty good: Chance of being safe. If you miss your period take a pregnancy test.

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