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A 31-year-old female asked:

Took birth control,but also antibiotics. maybe preg. take topamax (topiramate) & other class d meds; hashi is off.drs try or say abort? previous complications b4.

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Dr. Mona Khater
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pregnancy possible: Antibiotics can interfere with birth control action, therefore pregnancy is a possibility when taking antibiotic while on BC pills. An added birth control as for example condoms is always advisable when on both BC pills and antibiotics. As for your situation I advise to see your physician for a full evaluation and pregnancy testing
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