A 29-year-old female asked:
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can prilosec (omeprazole) make birth control pills (nortrel 1/35) less effective?

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Dr. Jeffrey Unger
40 years experience Family Medicine
No: No.
Answered on Apr 3, 2015
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Dr. Nelly Cohen
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Vise versa, oral contraceptives may decrease omeprazole's effectiveness since increases clearance through liver.
Answered on Jun 28, 2016
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