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A 37-year-old member asked:

Taking daily acyclovir for genital herpes, does birth control still work?

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Dr. Robert Lutz
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes: Good question you always want to be sure to ask about effect of medication on birth control pills must be careful with antibiotics but Acyclovir is antiviral not antibiotic.
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