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A 32-year-old member asked:

if i stop taking doxycycline, how long before levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) works?

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Dr. Guy VanDell
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Next cycle: Depending on how long you took the drug, i would recommend waiiting until the next cycle to depend on your birth control to be safest.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

If I start taking doxycycline, how long will it be before I can rely on the levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) again?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Doesn't matter: Doxycycline does not interfere with oral contraceptives.

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