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Do malaria tablets stop your pill working?
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Thomas Wolski Jr
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In brief: Possibly
It depends on what anti-malarial medication your doctor has chosen to give you.
If your doctor chose doxycycline, it may decrease the effectiveness of oral contraceptive pills. However, other anti-malarials like Aralen (chloroquine) and Malarone (atovaquone and proguanil hydrochloride) do not have this effect on most oral contraceptives.

In brief: Possibly
It depends on what anti-malarial medication your doctor has chosen to give you.
If your doctor chose doxycycline, it may decrease the effectiveness of oral contraceptive pills. However, other anti-malarials like Aralen (chloroquine) and Malarone (atovaquone and proguanil hydrochloride) do not have this effect on most oral contraceptives.
Thomas Wolski Jr
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