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Antibiotics And Plan B
Today i took Plan B and im just gonna start with antibiotics due to uti, could antibiotics affect the Plan B effectiveness?
If I took plan b and I take Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) will the plan b be still effective? How long to wait to take Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) if I took plan b Thursday morning
The plan b: should still be effective.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can I take bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) (amoxicillin generic) 24hrs after plan b pill and still have the pill be as effective?
Yes: Neither Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) nor amoxicillin (the two are different types of antibiotics) should alter the effectiveness of Plan B. Taking Plan B or other emergency contraception pills can alter the timing or quality of the current menstrual cycle bleeding and perhaps the upcoming cycle. One should check a urine pregnancy 3 weeks after taking Plan B, as Plan B works most of the time but not all of the time. ...Read more
I took Plan B an hour after condom breakage, i'm taking penicillin and acyclovir for a facial rash and impetigo, will these effect the Plan B ?
I'm currently taking Doryx (doxycycline) and also took Plan B. Will Doryx (doxycycline) interfere with plan B and cause me to get pregnant? Did not use condom; first time.
Yes: Antibiotics should not interfere with the efficacy of Plan B. ...Read more
Yes -that is likely: Old blood. Potential side effects with emergency contraception can include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Notify your doctor if your period is 7 or more >. ...Read more
Perhaps not: Plan b causes a spontaneous abortion, by causing the lining of the uterus to shed the implanted and fertilized egg. So the protection for unprotected sex, after the fact is not assured. Please, if pregnancy is not the desired outcome of sexual intercourse, use other forms of contraception. Plan b is not intended to be a form of birth control and should only be reserved for emergency situations. ...Read more
Less effective : The longer after unprotected sex you take it the less effective the Plan B is. 4 days out it still works, but not near as well as taking it the same day. But certainly better than nothing. If you can see a doctor tomorrow to get a copper iud it will work better than everything else. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Plan B + antibiotic: + BCP. Antibiotics which can affect Plan B: ampicillin, cotrimoxazole (in Bactrim), tetracycline, & clarithromycin. Did you take oral contraceptives regularly? How long after sex did you take the Plan B. Plan B One-Step is up to 89 % effective when taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex. It can reduce chance of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours. It continues to reduce > ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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