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Morning After Pill And Antibiotics
What is the interaction between birth control pills, the morning after pill, and the antibiotic amoxicillin? What's the possibility of pregnancy?
No interaction.: If you are on birth control pills, took the morning after pill and are taking Amoxicillin for an unrelated reason, you are extremely unlikely to be pregnant. Check a home urine pregnancy test the after a missed period and if negative repeat in a week - that's the only way to be sure. Take Folic Acid 1 mg daily and best of luck! ...Read more
Emergency contraception is the method a woman can use to avoid getting pregnant, after she has received sperm in her vagina. She takes the hormone pills, which are usually larger doses of hormones used in oral birth control pills, within a short time (days) after her sexual activity, ...Read more
How effective is the morning after pill. I've been on antibiotics and forgot and had and so the birth control didn't work. ?
Don't worry...: Most commonly used antibiotics like amoxicillin, Erythromycin and Zithromax don't affect the effectiveness of contraception very much. Unless you were taking Rifampin or an antibiotic specifically known to render birth-control ineffective you probably don't need the morning after pill. Best wishes! ...Read more
Medication: Both medications can be taken together.Get a more detailed answer ›
I took the morning after pill and 2 days later i had to take antibiotics does this affect the efficacy of the pill?
No: Antibiotics interfere with the absorption of the birth control or moning after pills, and would have no effect 2 days later. You should , however, use additional contraception for 3 weeks after taking antibioitcs if you are relying on a birth control fill for contraception. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will my condition be affected if i took UTI antibiotics a day after taking the morning after pill?
Morning pill: Yes it should still work, but you still have to see if you have your period, if not you need to take a preg test 7-9 days after the last suppose lmp, and f/u with your ob/gyn. ...Read more
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