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A 27-year-old female asked:

I was taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and had unprotected sex during my sugar pills week. i have brown discharge & its day 6 of new pack. should i be worried?

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Dr. Bryan Kurtz
A Verified Doctoranswered
Obstetrics & Gynecology 36 years experience
Should be okay: If you did not miss any of your pills, you should be okay. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is not have an effect on the birth control pills.
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Last updated Feb 14, 2015

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