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will diet pills affect the effectiveness of birth control

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marci Dietrich
40 years experience Bariatrics
BCP effectiveness: No, if your take your birth control pills correctly, they should not affect the efficacy of the medication. I am referrring to diet pills that are pre ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
As : As far as I am aware diet pills do not interact with birth control pills, however you may wish to ask your gynecologist for another opinion. It sounds ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
No and no: in my opinion, diet pills are neither safe or effective. they will not affect Nexplanon
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Diet & Exercise: As you might imagine, most physicians don't recommend diet pills. There are prescription diet pills and they should be given under a physicians super ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not known: But check this link for more information http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-555-maca.aspx?activeingredientid=555
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: They affect absorption...Reducing absorption so pills are not as effective.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Alcohol: Alcohol usually doesnt affect birth control pills.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Doxycycline: Which birth control pills? Unlikely, but be specific.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
?: What is AHCC?
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
No: it does not.
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
GC: Is there really a good reason for you to take Garcinia Cambogia?
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it does not.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: As long as you do not miss a pill you are ok.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: All antibiotics generally have the effect to decrease the efficacy of birth control pills, so it recommended to use condoms as well while taking these ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
24 years experience Psychiatry
No way to tell : Unfortunately, dietary supplements are regulated as foods (as opposed to drugs). As such, they are not required to undergo the same testing (or prove ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Vitamins will not affect the pill.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Probiotics contain active bacterial cultures which are designed to enhance your body's natural bacterial population. They will not affect the birth c ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Studies : Show slight decrease in effectiveness of BCP on fluconazole. Doesn't look like it should be a problem. But be safe. During the time on meds. Use do ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
At your age NO: Younger age group there will be no fall of betacarotene levels ( antioxidant ) with oral contraceptives , in 35 yr old and above age will have slight ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Birth control: No amoxiclllen does not decrease the effectiveness of Sprintec
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
No.: Niacin has nothing to do with oral contraceptives.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
No topimax has no: effect on birth control pills
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Having a beer or two doesn't affect your pill unless it causes you to forget to take them.

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