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Does peppermint oil change the effects of birth control pill?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine

In brief: Possibly

Peppermint oil interacts with a good number of medications that are metabolized by the liver. Birth control pills are metabolized by the liver; so it's likely there is an interaction although i could not find a definitive reference stating what effect the oil would have on bcp's.
Your gynecologist may have more information.

In brief: Possibly

Peppermint oil interacts with a good number of medications that are metabolized by the liver. Birth control pills are metabolized by the liver; so it's likely there is an interaction although i could not find a definitive reference stating what effect the oil would have on bcp's.
Your gynecologist may have more information.
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