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No, no interactions: Found. It will not change its effectiveness. ...Read more
Does minocycline and spironolactone affect Nexplanon effectiveness? I am taking them for acne but I am scared they will reduce the effectiveness.
No: It is highly effective for three years ...Read more
If I take over-the-counter estrogen pills for breakthrough bleeding while on Nexplanon will the effectiveness of the birth control be affected?
No OTC estrogen: There are no OTC estrogens. There are OTC meds that claim to estrogenic activity, but estrogen requires a prescription. Plan B, which OTC, is a progestin. If you took prescription estrogen while on Nexplanon, it would not effect the birth control, and may stabilize the endometrium, decreasing the bleeding. Talk to your GYN. ...Read more
Does Levonelle reduce the effectiveness of nexplanon implant had it fitted 12 days ago and took levonelle 8 days ago.
Why is nexplanon have a higher effectiveness rate then other birth control options or tubal ligation?
Highly effective: The main reason nexplanon is so effective is that it does not require that you remember to do something - the largest cause of birth control pill failure is forgetting to take the pill. Tubal ligation has a very low failure rate, but it is possible for the surgery to fail to close the tubes completely (the reported rate of failure of tubal ligation is up to 1 in 200 (1 in 2000 for nexlanon) ...Read more
If I take metronidazole 400mg 2 tablets a day and ofloxacin 200mg 4 tablets a day for 14 days would this reduce the effectiveness of nexplanon?
No. Not affected.: These antibiotics do not affect Nexplanon. Some drugs may cause hormonal birth control to work less well by decreasing the amount of birth control hormones in your body. Examples include griseofulvin, rifampin, St. John's wort, & drugs used to treat seizures (such as barbiturates, carbamazepine, felbamate, phenytoin, primidone, topiramate), or some HIV drugs. Take your antibiotucs as prescribed. ...Read more
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Would it negatively affect my health or its effectiveness if I were to be tattooed over the nexplanon implant?
It's your choice: It won't interfere with the medicine. I'm a tattoo buff and have three. But you need to be VERY sure it's what you want. Wait several years after you get the original idea and if it is EXACTLY what you want, go for it. It hurts. But mine are so meaningful I would not trade the pain for any pleasure I can imagine. Follow your dream, think for a LONG time, and then make the right choice. ...Read more
Doc put me on minastrin 24 fe and nexplanon. Does being on two increase or decrease effectiveness? Is it unhealthy to be on two at once?
Not recommended: The reason for dual therapy like this is not clear and may result in unwanted side effects. ...Read more
Can smoking weed reduce the effectiveness of the nexplanon implant? I've had mine in for 9 months and just smoked for the first time today.
No effect: It has no effect on efficacy.Get a more detailed answer ›
Will taking ZzzQuil (diphenhydramine) affect how my Nexplanon contraceptive works? Will it decrease the effectiveness or interfere with it?
How likely is it toget pregnant on nexplanon, minsatrin 24 fe, and he pulled out? Does being on two birth controls increase or decrease effectiveness?
Are there any reports of women getting pregnant on nexplanon implant? If so, is there anything in particular the causes this or reduces effectiveness?
It is good for 3 yrs: No, it is good for the full 3 years. ...Read more
Can nexplanon implant birth control loose its effectiveness 1 month before expiration date or is it effective the full 3 years?
I'm on nexplanon. I also want to start taking diet pills called citrus fit plus. Is it safe? Does it affect the effectiveness of my birth control?
Does Accutane reduce the effectiveness of the Nexplanon implant birth control? I will be taking Accutane soon and I would like to know.
Nexplanon implant July 2014. Just started period again after insert. Is it losing it's effectiveness? Morbidly obese, if it matters.
I am on zotlof, klonopin & nexplanon. Could the Zoloft (sertraline) affect the effectiveness of the birth control? I have not had my period and I'm gaining weight.
Zoloft (sertraline) ; Nexplanon: Menstrual periods may be irregular because of fluctuating hormone levels, stress, etc. Zoloft (sertraline) may very slightly alter hormone levels via the hypothalamus in some women. Whether this translates to changes in effectiveness of oral contraceptive pills is questionable. Many women with severe pmdd do well on antidepressants ; oral contraceptives. If ocp doses are missed, pregnancy is possible. ...Read more
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