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I was constipated for 4 days so I took Laxette just 1 square at night next morning i developed diarrhoea I had already taken Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) will it effect it?

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In brief: No

When you take a birth control pill - this gets essentially absorbed in your stomach and small intestine and hence when you separate out the laxative and birth control pill by more than 2 hours - the laxative will have no effect on the pill whatsoever - so you remain protected.

In brief: No

When you take a birth control pill - this gets essentially absorbed in your stomach and small intestine and hence when you separate out the laxative and birth control pill by more than 2 hours - the laxative will have no effect on the pill whatsoever - so you remain protected.
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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In brief: No effect

Diarrhea does not affect birth control pills effectiveness.

In brief: No effect

Diarrhea does not affect birth control pills effectiveness.
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