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I have a marina Iud and I'm taking ciprofloxacin for an ear infection. Should I avoid sex with my long term boyfriend or use protection?

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Dr. Adriana Lopez
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In brief: Antibiotics

Antibiotics can affect the metabolism of different medications including birth control pills however intrauterine devices effectiveness shouldn't be affected by antibiotics.

In brief: Antibiotics

Antibiotics can affect the metabolism of different medications including birth control pills however intrauterine devices effectiveness shouldn't be affected by antibiotics.
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