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How Affective Is Birth Control When Taking Diet Supplements Such As Vitamins And Cla
refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
No: No, they shouldn't decrease the effectiveness of your birth control pills. ...Read more
No: but always be cautious taking multiple medications, wish you well ...Read more
No- maybe more!: If anything, vitamin c may make oral contraceptives more effective by reducing the rate at which your liver clears estrogen from your system, thus slightly raising estrogen levels in some women- this is probably not clinically significant. Vitamin c also improves absorption of the iron it contains. ...Read more
I'm taking about 8 supplements and vitamins day along w birth control and 2 prescriptions r there any restrictions on combining certain pills?
Yes: Certain drugs are not compatible with certain foods and other drugs. There are comprehensive lists that are specific via google. :) ...Read more
I read that taking high doses of vitamin C can affect birth control effectiveness. I am on seasonique and take vit. C supplement about 560 mg per day?
Unlikely: A study has shown that the increase in availability of estrogen in women taking a lot of vitamin c is not of any clinical significance. Vitamin c does not decrease the effectiveness of the pills, although huge doses may cause mild symptoms of excess estrogen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does taking Garlic Vitamins, or supplements, adversely affect the effectiveness of Birth Control. Specifically, some that have 10 micro of estrogen?
Birth control: Vitamins and particularly garlic should have no real adverse effects with birth control pills. Antibiotics are the biggest cause for interference. ...Read more
Can taking too many vitamin supplements, or taking too many vitamin supplements in high quantity affect/ counteract with birth control?
Yes: Vitamins don't interfere with birth control pills; however, there are some supplements that in high doses could interfere with birth control pills. Some examples are St. John's Wort, Soy Isoflavones, and Chaste-berry. If you are on a particular herb, check it for interactions or ask you doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more
I am Vitamin D deficient. I was prescribed a once a month supplement for 3 months. Will this make my birth control less effective?
Started taking 80mg daily Pantoprazole for reflux. Will this decrease the effectiveness of my Birth control pill/other daily vitamin supplements?
I am currently on the birth control Yaz. My question is would the chances of blood clots increase if I were to start a vitamin K2 supplement?
Not at all : It has no link with vit K2 ,so you can take both at same time ...Read more
When taking Amethia birth control,is it okay to take a vitamin supplement containing vitamin C,B2,B6,B12,Zinc, and folic acid?If so how much daily(mg)
Pre-natal vitamins: A preparation of pre-natal vitamins will cover all the bases and you will have all the ingredients in one pill at the right dose. See this site for more information. http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/prenatal-vitamins ...Read more
Is Botox safe if you are on birth control, vitamin D, krill oil, multi vitamin and collagen supplement?
Will a dietary supplement made for treating acne with various vitamins and ingredients like yellow dock and burdock affect birth control effectiveness?
I have a vitamin B12 and vitamin defficency I am pure vegetarian any food or diet supplements to increase the level?
I'm taking multiple supplements and i would like to know if they are safe to take together.
probiotic 1.5 billion cells
birth control (levlen)?
Are there any medications/probiotics/vitamins other than antibiotics and St. John’s worth that would interfere with the mini pills effectiveness? Does It matter how many hours are between taking medication and birth control?
Not a big worry: Commonly used antibiotics should not be a problem, except for rifampin. There are very few commonly used medications or supplements that interfere with hormonal contraceptives such as combination OCP's, progesterone mini-pills, etc. There is a chart on a 2009 website that lists some of the things to watch out for: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/tre.107/pdf ...Read more
I’m currently taking sugarbear hair (vitamins for hair growth that has alot ingredients) does it interfere with birth control pill?
A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while in others they ...Read more
A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more
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