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Will taking antibiotic clindamycin 300mg two pills, three times a day, for ten days make my oral birth control less effective?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: This drug does...

The clindamycin does not interfere with BCP contraception, but is a teratogen.
Tetracyclines should be avoided on BCPs!

In brief: This drug does...

The clindamycin does not interfere with BCP contraception, but is a teratogen.
Tetracyclines should be avoided on BCPs!
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine

In brief: Antibiotics

Antibiotics can alter birth control effectiveness.
Not a major drug in my mind for issues but if ever a question continue birth control and use condom through next period.

In brief: Antibiotics

Antibiotics can alter birth control effectiveness.
Not a major drug in my mind for issues but if ever a question continue birth control and use condom through next period.
Dr. Kenneth Smith
Dr. Kenneth Smith
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