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I'm taking althea (contraceptive pill) & i want to take fish oil for my skin. can it reduce the effectiveness of althea? dont want to get pregnant yet

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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Fish oil: FIsh oil can interact with blood thinners, but should not reduce the effectiveness of a contraceptive. It is known that taking an oral contraceptive can interfere with the fish oil effects on lowering triglycerides.

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Last updated Aug 17, 2017

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