A 28-year-old member asked:
Can general anesthesia, vicodin or naproxen affect birth control? (mini pill)
3 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
They shouldn't: None of those should interfere with the minipill. However, the minipill is a Progesterone only pill and tends to be pretty sensitive. You have to take it at the same time every day and stress can effect it. If you are worried, use a back up method like condoms for a couple of days.
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Anesthesiology 35 years experience
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Anesthesiology 30 years experience
No: The medications used should have no effect on the actions of the mini-pill.
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Last updated Mar 26, 2020
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