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I am taking lo lo loestrin andmilk thistle. Is it affecting my birth control effectiveness? how far apart do i need to take them, i have bleeding

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Avoid

I would recommend avoiding milk thistle since there are no clinical studies proving that it does anything helpful and some reports of it being harmful.
It is also not regulated by the FDA and there are many reports of contaminated products being sold as herbal supplements. Knowing there is no potential for it to be helpful why take the risk.

In brief: Avoid

I would recommend avoiding milk thistle since there are no clinical studies proving that it does anything helpful and some reports of it being harmful.
It is also not regulated by the FDA and there are many reports of contaminated products being sold as herbal supplements. Knowing there is no potential for it to be helpful why take the risk.
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