U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
NY
A 24-year-old female asked:

i am on beyaz for birth control. i started taking macrobid for a urinary tract infection on thursday. will it affect the effectiveness of the beyaz?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
Pharmacology 40 years experience
It could: Antibiotics have shown to affect contraceptive coverage. It was not Macrobid that was studied, but it is still advisable to use other forms of birth control when antibiotics are used.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Related questions

A 28-year-old female asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 34-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
A 21-year-old female asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
Last updated Jun 27, 2014

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.