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i am on the birth control marinea and have been taking antibiotic macrobid? dose this antibiotic cancel out my birth control

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Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
No: Unlike what can happen with birth control pills, being on antibiotics does not cause your Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud to become less effective.

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