A 18-year-old female asked:
Can taking too many vitamin c supplements with birth control cause it to be less effective?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
No- maybe more!: If anything, vitamin c may make oral contraceptives more effective by reducing the rate at which your liver clears estrogen from your system, thus slightly raising estrogen levels in some women- this is probably not clinically significant. Vitamin c also improves absorption of the iron it contains.
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Last updated Mar 18, 2015
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