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I read that taking high doses of vitamin C decreases birth control effectiveness. I take 1060 mg of vitamin C daily and on seasonique.

Interaction. The only interaction that i can find is that Estradiol levels maybe increased. This should not decrease effectiveness. Read more...
VitaminC is safe and. No it does not have any effect on it. If you have any concern you can lower your vitamin c to 500 mg per day which is more than plenty for your daily vitamin c needs. Read more...

I read that taking high doses of vitamin C decreases birth control effectiveness. I take 1060 mg of vitamin C daily and on seasonique.

Way to much C! I realize there are some who diagree, but there is little justification for more than 300mg of c from all sources. You'll have no bcp problems at this lower level (over 70% lower). Read more...

Does taking 600mg of vitamin c at the same time as my birth control affect its efficacy?

Prob not needed. There are some theoretical questions about the interaction of vitamin C with oral contraceptive pills.Taking vitamin C may result in increased blood concentration of estradiol which, again theoretically, might impact the pill's effectiveness. 600 mg is a moderate dose; I would try to get more vitamin C in my diet, & limit supplemental vitamin C to 250 mg. You probably don't need any. Good wishes:) Read more...