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A 29-year-old female asked:

should i use plan b? i was on a 3 day course of bactrim and had sex and the condom broke. i am on ortho tri cyclen lo for 7 years. i am concerned that the bactrim may have effected my bc pill. should i take plan b?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ivy Fisher
Pediatrics 44 years experience
Plan B: If the condom was unreliable and broke, would take plan B as precaution, especially with Bactrim use during the time frame.
Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Bactrim : It seems you’re antibiotic has not shown to interfere with your birth control

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Last updated Feb 3, 2021

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