Doctor insights on:
How Affective Is Birth Control When Taking Diet Supplements Such As Vitamins And Cla
BC and vitamins: Most vitamins will not interfer with bc. However there are some herbs that can interfer and you should talk with your doctor if you are using herbs. ...Read more
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- 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?
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?
Vitamin D: Vitamin D should have no effect on birth control pills. Take one 500 mg vitamin D every day. Not expensive and very safe! ...Read more
Started taking 80mg daily Pantoprazole for reflux. Will this decrease the effectiveness of my Birth control pill/other daily vitamin supplements?
Yes: There is no bad interaction between birth control pills and vitamin d. ...Read more
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)
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?
Safety of Botox: There are very few contraindications to having Botox and what you have listed are not. ...Read more
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. Cla calcium +d3 omega 3 biotin 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?
My urine is bright neon yellow (not goldish at all), but I'm not taking any vitamins or medications other than birth control. What could be the cause?
Urine Color: The color of your urine can be changed by dyes in foods, medications, drinks, disease and by ingesting dyes. If you changed the brand of BCP or the generic version it could cause this. The urinary tract medicine pyridium (phenazopyridine) is a common cause as well. Liver disease can cause this as well. If you have any yellowing of the whites of your eyes or this does not resolve seek medical care ...Read more
Yes: It's fine. I'm perhaps in the minority in believing that routine supplementation with inexpensive vitamin-mineral tablets is worthwhile for people without special risks / needs. Best wishes. ...Read more
I don't plan to become pregnant for about 9 mos. When would you recommend I stop taking birth control? Also, can I start taking prenatal vitamins now?
No it will not: No it will not interfere with birth control pills, there is no contraindication and safe. ...Read more
I am taking the birth control Aubra. I also take many vitamins and was wondering if any of them could decrease the effectiveness of my birth control.
No: Vitamins are very unlikely to decrease the effectiveness of birth control pills. ...Read more
Prob not needed: There are some theoretical questions about the interaction of vitamin C with oral contraceptive pills. Taking vitamin C may result in increased blood concentration of estradiol which, again theoretically, might impact the pill's effectiveness. 600 mg is a moderate dose; I would try to get more vitamin C in my diet, & limit supplemental vitamin C to 250 mg. You probably don't need any. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Not usually: Most multivitamins do not interact with or contradict birth control tablets. However, in the unlikely event that your multivitamin contains st. John's wort, it could make your birth control pill less effective. Check the ingredients and see what's in there, and discuss with your doctor. ...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 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
- Talk to a doctor online
- Diet supplements and birth control
- Does taking vitamins affect birth control?
- What happens when you stop taking yaz birth control pills?
- Taking birth control
- Taking birth control late
- Birth control supplement
- How to manage hormones after taking plan b and on birth control pills?
- Mother taking birth control pills
- Birth control and cla