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How long after taking antibiotics does it take for birth control pills to be completely effective again?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree

In brief: A few days

This is not as common as people fear. If you are experiencing diarrhea or vomiting wile taking your antibiotics then this could effect the absorption of your birth control.

In brief: A few days

This is not as common as people fear. If you are experiencing diarrhea or vomiting wile taking your antibiotics then this could effect the absorption of your birth control.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Which antibiotic?

Most antibiotics don't render oral contraceptives ineffective.
We would need to know which antibiotic you are referring to.

In brief: Which antibiotic?

Most antibiotics don't render oral contraceptives ineffective.
We would need to know which antibiotic you are referring to.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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