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Does Doxycycline Reduce The Effectiveness Of Birth Control
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
Is my monodox (doxycycline monohydrate) prescription for my skin affecting my birth control pill effectiveness?
Cannot say.: There can be no compromise or persistent compromise if the drug is not discontinued. Read more
You can: To tell you the truth, no one really know if there is any problem or none. However, based on the knowledge of pharmacology, after you stop doxy, you should be able to resume your bcp without any serious side effect. Read more
Curious to know if my birth control (Dasetta) will be less effective because I'm taking Doxycycline?
Drug interaction: "Antibiotics such as doxycycline may reduce the effects of ethinyl estradiol in some women. If you are using ethinyl estradiol for birth control, you may be at increased risk for pregnancy or breakthrough bleeding." (http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=940-0, 1044-15529) Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
I have been on doxycycline for 7 months now and I have been taking my regular birth control during that time when will it be effective again?
No: Medicines taken together can sometime interact making one or both more or less effective than they should be independent of each other. This is one such case in which Doxycycline decreases the potency of the birth control pills and you could find yourself pregnant. You will need another form of contraception while taking doxycycline. Read more
Are there studies that prove Doxycycline (100mg for 7 days) lessening the efficieny of birth control? And if so, when can the pill start effictiveness
Injections yes: If you are on injections for birth control, there is no reason why you can not take doxycycline. But if you are taking birth control pills it is recommended by some to use a back up method of contraception while taking doxy and 7 days after you stop the doxycycline. But discuss this with your prescribing doctors. Read more
What is the maximum I can drink if I am 5'7", 130 lbs, and on birth control (nortrel) and doxycycline?
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