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Can a contraceptive pill still work after using cystitis treatments?
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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: You betcha
Good question. Do you mean antibiotics? Yes, the birth control pill still works when you are taking antibiotics [except for rifampin, but that's not used to treat bladder infections].

In brief: You betcha
Good question. Do you mean antibiotics? Yes, the birth control pill still works when you are taking antibiotics [except for rifampin, but that's not used to treat bladder infections].
Dr. Francine Yep
Dr. Francine Yep
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not during, later OK
Women are advised that antibiotics taken for cystitis/utis may inactivate birth control pills and are advised to continue taking bcp but have partner use condoms for a month to remain safe.
Then will be ok to rely on bcp.

In brief: Not during, later OK
Women are advised that antibiotics taken for cystitis/utis may inactivate birth control pills and are advised to continue taking bcp but have partner use condoms for a month to remain safe.
Then will be ok to rely on bcp.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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