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Will collagen pill supplements interfere with my birth control?

Will collagen pill supplements interfere with my birth control?

No: Collagen pills should not have a major effect on the birth control. To be safe, it is a good practice to use condoms too, which help decrease the chance of std's as well. ...Read more

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Contraception (Definition)

Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more


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If I started taking biotin would it affect my birth control (estarylla) ?

If I started taking biotin would it affect my birth control (estarylla) ?

NO: Currently there is no data to suggest that biotin supplementation negatively interacts with Oral Birth Control Pills. ...Read more

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Will taking steroids affect my birth control?

Will taking steroids affect my birth control?

Steroids and BC: Yes there may be an interference. Check with your doctor about a possible interference. ...Read more

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Will taking fluconazole affect my birth control?

Will taking fluconazole affect my birth control?

Minor effect: Fluconazole actually increases the level of the hormone by affecting the liver/intestinal enzyme that is responsible for metabolizing the hormones in your pill. Thus, this in theory, may increase the effect of your pill. However, using Fluconazole is typically given as a single dose or a short 7-10 days course and so i would not be too concerned. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can cetirizine affect my birth control?

Can cetirizine affect my birth control?

Not likely: Cetirizine is a sedating antihistamine and when used at proper dose is quite safe and has minimal drug interaction(mostly with other sedating medicines)--it has no drug interaction with ocp in general. If you have symptoms, concerns/questions, please consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can omeprazole affect my birth control?

Can omeprazole  affect my birth control?

NO : Pepcid (famotidine) is antacid that helps your GI problems. It does not affect your bcp ...Read more

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Does it affect my birth control if i take multivitamins?

Does it affect my birth control if i take multivitamins?

No: The use of multivitamins should have no effect on birth control, no matter which type is used. ...Read more

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If I take a lot of vitimans will it affect my birth control?

If I take a lot of vitimans will it affect my birth control?

It shouldn't, but...: Vitamins should not interfere with the birth control pill, however, it is generally a good idea to take the birth control pill at least 2 hours apart from any other medication just to eliminate any possibility of an interaction. ...Read more

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Will taking protonix (pantoprazole) affect my birth control?

Will taking protonix (pantoprazole) affect my birth control?

No: The package insert does not list any negative effects on oral contraceptives and i know of none either. ...Read more

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Will it affect my birth control if I have diarrhea 13 hours after taking it ?

No: Birth control pills are absorbed within about 3 hours from taking them. So if your diarrhea started 13 hours later it shouldn't affect your pill. If you have diarrhea for several days, consider using a back-up method. ...Read more

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I recently finished an antibiotic about a week ago. How long does it stay in your system and how long can it affect my birth control?

I recently finished an antibiotic about a week ago. How long does it stay in your system and how long can it affect my birth control?

Elimination issue: That depends on the antibiotic. Usually we say that it takes 5 half lives of the antibiotic to get out of the body. More importantly, the effect on your normal gut bacteria; can be altered > 1 month depending on how broad spectrum the antibiotic. Flora helps ocp absorption. It would be safest to at least use a secondary mode of protection for a month after you complete your course of antibiotic. ...Read more

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Garcinia cambogia will it affect my birth control?

Unlikely to: Affect oral contraceptives. http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-818-garcinia.aspx?activeingredientid=818;activeingredientname=garcinia.

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Collagen (Definition)

Collagen is a component of extracellular tissue, which is found throughout the body. Collagen is a proten important for tissue strength and tissue healing. There are several differnt subtypes of collagen, depending on where it is found. Collagen has a high content of hydroxyproline, which is ...Read more


Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more