A 17-year-old female asked:
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i'm on the pill rigevidon, took oxacillin for 4 days and had unprotected sex for a few seconds9 days after finishing the antibiotics. was i protected?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: This type of antibiotic does not interfere with birth control.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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Good to go: If you started your new pill the day you would normally have started the next pack of your old pill. No worries, your good to go!

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