A 36-year-old female asked:
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will ciprofloxacin affect my combined pill?

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Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Antibiotics can impair absorption of your birth control, and decrease their effectiveness.
Answered on Aug 1, 2014

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