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A 28-year-old female asked:

Does an antacid and imodium (loperamide) affects the effect of a contraceptive pill?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Birth control: Imodium (loperamide) will have no effect on your birth control pills. Antacids may or may not affect your birth control pills
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