A 21-year-old female asked:
i'm prescribed to rake azithromycin for treating acne, can it cause irregular periods or hormonal imbalance? need guidance before starting to use it
1 doctor answer
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider answered
36 years experience Pediatrics
No.: Azithromycin should not cause either of these problems. However, some antibiotics can lessen the effectiveness of oral contraception, so if you are on a birth control pill and are sexually active, make sure you're also using a condom.(which you should be doing anyway).
Answered on Nov 26, 2014
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