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If I'm on Doxycycline Hyclate can I take Plan B and will plan b work?

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Plan B is a progestin, Doxycycline interferes with estrogen absorption, so the combination theoretically should be okay

In brief: Yes

Plan B is a progestin, Doxycycline interferes with estrogen absorption, so the combination theoretically should be okay
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Not at the same time

Tetracycline tends to combine (chelate) with most hormone products rendering them less effective.
If you need to use Plan B you must not have used Tetracycline for at least 8 hours prior to allow Plan B to be absorbed. Plan B, under ideal circumstances still has a "failure rate".

In brief: Not at the same time

Tetracycline tends to combine (chelate) with most hormone products rendering them less effective.
If you need to use Plan B you must not have used Tetracycline for at least 8 hours prior to allow Plan B to be absorbed. Plan B, under ideal circumstances still has a "failure rate".
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