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Could I take other medications when I am on the birth control pills?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
Ask your pharmacist.

In brief: Depends
Ask your pharmacist.
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Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Often, yes
Some medications are very safe to take, like tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin.
Others, especially prescription antibiotics , may weaken the protection birth control pills give you from getting pregnant. Make sure you talk to your doctor when you are prescribed a medication.

In brief: Often, yes
Some medications are very safe to take, like tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin.
Others, especially prescription antibiotics , may weaken the protection birth control pills give you from getting pregnant. Make sure you talk to your doctor when you are prescribed a medication.
Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
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