A 21-year-old female asked:
If on an antibiotic for uti and have menstrual cycle 4 days after done with antibiotic and taking tricyclen bc are you safe from getting pregnant?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Yes: The only antibiotic that has been shown to decrease effectivness of birth control pill is rifampin, which i doubt is an antibiotic that you are on as it's rarely used, and definitely isn't an antibiotic for uti. No worries, just keep taking your pill as normal. Best wishes.
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Last updated Mar 17, 2014
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