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Can you rely only on birth control pills when having sex to prevent pregnancy? with the same partner and never missing a pill.

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Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Family Medicine
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In brief: Should

If taking properly, birth control pills are very effective, upwards of 99% effective.
Other medications though, like antibiotics, may decrease the effectiveness of them and there are rare cases of pregnancy despite taking the pill. Chances are in you r favor of not being pregnant if taking the pill appropriately.

In brief: Should

If taking properly, birth control pills are very effective, upwards of 99% effective.
Other medications though, like antibiotics, may decrease the effectiveness of them and there are rare cases of pregnancy despite taking the pill. Chances are in you r favor of not being pregnant if taking the pill appropriately.
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