A 32-year-old female asked:
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I started taking birth control, yaz, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for the first time about 8 days ago. I was not on birth control before that. I was taking it at 12:30pm every d?

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Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sounds perfect: The fact that you are taking it at the same time every day is great! keep up the good work. Did you have another question for healthtap?
Answered on Aug 5, 2013

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Yes: These vitamins will not affect the efficacy of the birth control pill.
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