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Metabolism Of Amoxicillin
Currently taking Minastrin Fe pills, but also was on amoxicillin for about 3 days. Do I need another form of protection for 7 days after? Or am i ok?
I had been taking Amoxicillin&Clavulanic for about a week then 2 days after I stopped taking them I had sex. Could this affect my bc(orto- tricycle)?
The Perils of Sex: Penicillins,which includes amoxicillin, can increase the metabolism of birth control pills because they induce the enzymes that chew them up and spit them out into the bile and urine.So can tetracyclines. The effect is not much, but more with the low-dose, like Ortho-Tri-Cyclen. I'd guess not much to worry,but I'm not you.Next time, use condoms until about 7 days after stopping the antibiotic ...Read more
If i did 1.5g of cocaine 12 days ago but I am not a regular user and i take amoxicillin for acne 2xdaily will i pass a urine test tomorrow?
I am on the implant Nexplanon. I recently finished taking amoxicillin 14 days ago taking it 2x a day for 10 days. When is it safe to not use backup?
Backup for BC: Use of antibiotics carry a risk of decreased effectiveness of the BC pills -as they MAY increase the metabolism of certain drugs. With implantables its not so much of an issue. However, just to be safe should use a back up method until the beginning of your next period. ...Read more
Yes: Many medications, including many antibiotics and estrogen containing birth control pills, are metabolized in the liver. The end result can be that the liver increases its metabolism of the birth control pills, thereby decreasing their effectiveness. For this reason, many doctors recommend that you use an alternate method of birth control such as condoms while taking any antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been drinking while taking these antibiotics. Aside from side affects will alcohol cancel the benifits of them? Metronidazole and amoxicillin.
Im on nexplanon,& taking amoxicillin for an infection. i recently had sex, Will my birth control stop working? Is it likely for me to get pregnant?
Highly unlikely: Nexplanon one of the most effective forms of birth control currently on the market, it is almost as good as getting your tubes tied. No antibiotic except for those used in the treatment of tuberculosis well affect the function of your birth control. The likelihood of you getting pregnant is extremely unlikely. You will be just fine, so if you like nexplanon, recommend it to your friends! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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