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I am on the implant Nexplanon. I recently finished taking amoxicillin 14 days ago taking it 2x a day for 10 days. When is it safe to not use backup?

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Dr. Paul Williams
Family Medicine

In brief: Backup for BC

Use of antibiotics carry a risk of decreased effectiveness of the BC pills -as they MAY increase the metabolism of certain drugs.
With implantables its not so much of an issue. However, just to be safe should use a back up method until the beginning of your next period.

In brief: Backup for BC

Use of antibiotics carry a risk of decreased effectiveness of the BC pills -as they MAY increase the metabolism of certain drugs.
With implantables its not so much of an issue. However, just to be safe should use a back up method until the beginning of your next period.
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