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Help! can antibiotics make period delays?

Help! can antibiotics make period delays?

Normally antibiotics: Would not cause a delay in menstrual period. But the underlying health condition which is being treated with antibiotics might be a cause. ...Read more

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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


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Could the antibiotic Macrobid delay your period?

Could the antibiotic Macrobid delay your period?

It shouldn't: Antibiotics should not interact with your period one way or the other. One concern with mixing antibiotics and birth control pills is that the antibiotics can change one's gut flora (bacteria) enough to effect the way the pill is absorbed and that can affect the period. The short answer is still, no. If your period remains delayed it would be worth a visit to the doctor ...Read more

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Does azithromycin or a similar antibiotic delay your period?

Does azithromycin or a similar antibiotic delay your period?

Periods: Antibiotics should have no effect on your cycles. Even if you are on birth control it will not effect your cycles. ...Read more

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For what length of time do antibiotics delay period?

Not: Antibiotics should not delay onset of menses unless you are relying on oral contraceptives and take the antibiotic at the time your take your 'pill'. ...Read more

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My gydno gave me antibiotics for a possible pelvic infection. Finished the meds but my period is late. Can antibiotics delay period?

My  gydno gave me antibiotics for a possible pelvic infection. Finished the meds but my period is late. Can antibiotics delay period?

Possibly: Preganacy is always a possiblity. Purchase a home pregnancy test. These become positive at about the time youd start your next expected period. If negative, repeat in 1 week and call your doctor. ...Read more

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Could antibiotics delay your period?

Antibiotics: Don't usually cause a delay in menstrual period. However, the illness that the antibiotics are being used for might be the cause. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics delay your period?

Can antibiotics delay your period?

No, they shouldn't : Antibiotics should not delay your period, although they do make birth control pills less effective, resulting in an increased risk of pregnancy ( which would delay your period). ...Read more

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Help! can antibiotics delay your period?

Help! can antibiotics delay your period?

Don't normally : Anticipate that taking antibiotics will delay menstrual period. But, illness can. So, whatever condition is being treated with antibiotics may be impacting menses. ...Read more