A 20-year-old female asked:
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hello, im currently on the depo-provera shot and im taking amoxicillin for health problems and i wanted to know if it would mess with the shot and i get preg?

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Dr. Byron Hapner
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: This is a common myth. Birth control failures do occur, but common antibiotics do not increase the risk of failure.
Answered on Mar 9, 2013
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