A 32-year-old female asked:
is it safe to take milk thistle as a supplement with the birth control pill? will it make the pill less effective?
3 doctor answers
Dr. John Berryman answered
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Milk Thistle: Milk Thistle is a food supplement, and will not cause oral bcp's to be less effective.
Answered on May 2, 2019
Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered
48 years experience Pathology
What for?: While this supplement may not affect BC pills, it will not be doing you any good either. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of water, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs. For nutrition: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/. Get HPV vaccine
Answered on Sep 24, 2019
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