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Could cold tablets affect birth control?

Could cold tablets affect birth control?

Would not: Anticipate that most cold medications would effect oral contraceptives. However, the infection being treated might cause delay in menstrual period. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Contraception (Definition)

Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more


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How hot or cold does it have to be to affect birth control ?

How hot or cold does it have to be to affect birth control ?

No effect: Since you are on a birth control pill, there is no significant temperature effect. If you are on the ring, then they need to be stored in a temperature range that is on the package. ...Read more

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Do butt injections (to make your butt larger) affect birth control?

Do butt injections (to make your butt larger)  affect birth control?

No: There should be no effect, but let both providers know your history and meds - always prudent and they should both want to know. Be safe and well! ...Read more

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Does NyQuil affect birth control?

Does NyQuil affect birth control?

NO: there are no interactions with oral contraceptives...(i assume that is the form of Birth Control you are referring to!

Dr Z ...Read more

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How does Plan B affect birth control?

How does Plan B affect birth control?

Taking plan B: will not interfere with oral contraceptives you are taking. ...Read more

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Can alcohol affect birth control in any way?

Alcohol use does: Not make oral contraceptives less effective. But some oral contraceptives can intensify effects of alcohol. ...Read more

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Does penicillin actually affect birth control?

Does penicillin actually affect birth control?

Oral meds only: Oral antibiotics can interfere with oral contraceptive pill absorption when taken simultaneously. Penicillin given by shot (I.M.) does not impact the oral contraceptive pill. ...Read more

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Why do over-the-counter cold pills affect birth control?

No effect: Over the counter cold pills do not interfere with birth control. More about medications that do interfere with birth control: http://www.webmd.com/sex/birth-control/medicines-interfere-birth-control-pills#1 ...Read more

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Does sam-e affect birth control, the way st john's wort might?

Does sam-e affect birth control, the way st john's wort might?

No.: Agree with dr. C
sam-e can interact with ssri's, st john's wort, 5-htp and l tryptophan. Should be used carefully if you are also taking blood thinners, or if you are actively bleeding. Always good to be careful. ...Read more

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Does having a high metabolism affect birth control effectiveness?

Does having a high metabolism affect birth control effectiveness?

Probably not: Birth control hormones are potent. High metabolism as a baseline probably will not affect birth control effectiveness. Bcp are strong enough to suppress normal ovulation. ...Read more

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Does vicodin affect birth control?

Talk with your: Prescribing dr about this in more detail but i ahve not read anything specifically stating that it does. ...Read more

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Does diarrhea affect birth control?

Does diarrhea affect birth control?

Get u out of mood?: If you mean affect birth control pills-not really. Severe malabsorption to affect absorption of meds, including bcp, not common, but possible. No effect on barrier methods like condoms, diaphragm, foams, or others, like iud. ...Read more

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Do diet pills affect birth control?

Do diet pills affect birth control?

Not likely: There are generally not interactions between bc pills and bc (do you mean pills?), but the dr who is prescribing you diet pills can best answer that question and shoul know you're also on bc pills. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Husar
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more


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