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Can antibiotics make copper IUD less effective?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: No effect.

Since the copper IUD has no hormones, antibiotics that affect the liver's metabolism of drugs will not affect the effectiveness of the copper IUD.

In brief: No effect.

Since the copper IUD has no hormones, antibiotics that affect the liver's metabolism of drugs will not affect the effectiveness of the copper IUD.
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Dr. Brian Nguyen
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Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology

In brief: No

absolutely not

In brief: No

absolutely not
Dr. Dale Kristle
Dr. Dale Kristle
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Dr. Paul Daum
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: No

Antidotes can alter hormone absorption or change the rate the are broken down.
Cooper iuds don't rely on hormonal levels for contraception. Relax, enjoy, feel better.

In brief: No

Antidotes can alter hormone absorption or change the rate the are broken down.
Cooper iuds don't rely on hormonal levels for contraception. Relax, enjoy, feel better.
Dr. Paul Daum
Dr. Paul Daum
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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice

In brief: IUD

No. Not in any way.

In brief: IUD

No. Not in any way.
Dr. Robert Killian
Dr. Robert Killian
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