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Can general anesthesia, vicodin or naproxen affect birth control? (mini pill)

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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: They shouldn't

None of those should interfere with the minipill.
However, the minipill is a Progesterone only pill and tends to be pretty sensitive. You have to take it at the same time every day and stress can effect it. If you are worried, use a back up method like condoms for a couple of days.

In brief: They shouldn't

None of those should interfere with the minipill.
However, the minipill is a Progesterone only pill and tends to be pretty sensitive. You have to take it at the same time every day and stress can effect it. If you are worried, use a back up method like condoms for a couple of days.
Dr. Megan Bird
Dr. Megan Bird
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

The medications used should have no effect on the actions of the mini-pill.

In brief: No

The medications used should have no effect on the actions of the mini-pill.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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Dr. Rita Agarwal
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Probably not

Ther is no evidence indicating that anesthesia or the medications you have listed would interfere with birth control pills.

In brief: Probably not

Ther is no evidence indicating that anesthesia or the medications you have listed would interfere with birth control pills.
Dr. Rita Agarwal
Dr. Rita Agarwal
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