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Hey, i want to ask can pain pills like tylenol (acetaminophen) and naproxen fail implanon birth control?

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Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Shouldn't interact: Nonprescription pain meds shouldn't interact with contraceptive medications, but many prescription drugs can.
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Not likely: The literature does not support either of those over the counter pain medications routinely causing Implanon to fail.

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