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Combined Contraceptive Pill And Diarrhea
I take my pill in the morning same time everyday however i had 3 bouts of diarrhea at night time approx 8-10 hrs after taking pill. This happened 2 days in a row both diarrhea at night. Will this effect my contraceptive pill??
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
No, it should not: In women taking the birth control pill regularly without missing a pill, then the effectiveness should not be altered by a GI illness. Diarrhea alone should not affect the pill. If she is experiencing vomiting (around the time she took the pill) then this might be an issue. Regardless, the pill is not 100% effective and if there is a concern about pregnancy, then check a pregnancy test! ...Read more
Im taking my pills correctly everyday, a few days ago i had a stomach flu and 2 days of diarrhea. Does that affect my contraceptive pill? (mercilon)
Likely not: Diarrhea is less likely to cause less absorption of your pill and therefor make the pill being less effective. Throwing up within several hours of taking your pill is more likely to affect your pill's effectiveness. If that were to happen it would be prudent to use a backup method the remainder of the pill pack. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im on birth control pills. What should i do if i experience diarrhea or vomiting? How or when does it affect the pill?
How bad of diarrhea would you need to have to be worried about birth control pills being less effective ?
Would one day of diarrhea affect birth control pills? I take two bc pills a day to prevent breakthrough (anaemic).
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