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Hi i had travellers diarrhea 4hours after taking my birth control yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). Will it have been absorbed by then or not? Thank you

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: GI absorption

This Estradiol compound is primarily absorbed in the small bowel.
Nonetheless, the manufacturer recommends that in case of severe diarrhea, absorption may not be complete and additional contraceptive measures should be taken. Good luck, .

In brief: GI absorption

This Estradiol compound is primarily absorbed in the small bowel.
Nonetheless, the manufacturer recommends that in case of severe diarrhea, absorption may not be complete and additional contraceptive measures should be taken. Good luck, .
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