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... up appointment today and asked the doctor about the effects on my birth control, and he said to wait a full cycle. However, my period is next week, so THIS cycle is about to be over. ... (0 replies)
... I'm sure this has been addressed before, but I couldn't find it while looking thru past threads. I was recently given a script for antibiotics for strep throat and I am taking Mircette. My dr. was very unclear about whether or not my meds would interfere with my birth control. ... (1 replies)
... Did you have acne before birth control or was it a result? ... (3 replies)

... there's no real hard evidence that most antibiotics interfere.. but some CAN which is why it is safer to use backup. I would say that if you are on birth control.. ... (2 replies)
... fungals and Rifampin. ... (44 replies)
... I am in my mid teens,and I am thinking about going on birth control. ... (14 replies)
... erything should be fine. I was just on clindamycin myself a couple of weeks ago and my gyno prescribed that and I asked her myself if it would interfere with my birth control and she said no that there are only like 3 antibiotics that interfere with birth control, like the first antibiotic you mentioned. ... (1 replies)
... I would absolutely use back up ! It's not for that long and like another poster said "it's better to be safe than sorry". ... (9 replies)
... Make sure you use a back up method because when you are on an antibiotic, it lowers the effectiveness of your pills and you may become pregnant. I was told to do the same thing by my doc and the pharmacy. This will not make you get your period earlier. ... (9 replies)
... and i asked him if i could get pregnant while on antibiotics cause i heard that birth control wont work. ... (9 replies)
... She also said that it will "decrease the effectiveness of birth control pills. ... (9 replies)
... the antibiotics were prescribed for you to help fight infection when you had your wisdom teeth removed. ... (7 replies)
Aug 4, 2005
... Anyway, the birth control vs antibiotic debate has been around for years. There are no studies that show that antibiotics affect the pill, but the medical community advises women that they MIGHT as a precaution. ... (2 replies)
Aug 4, 2005
... I am taking Doxy as well. My doctor told me that he recently went down to Austin, TX and they did a study on the theory of the antibiotics and the birth control and the only one that affected the birth control was the one they use to treat tuberculosis. It starts with an R. ... (2 replies)
... I have found that antibiotics don't effect birth control. My doctor told me that they did a study recently in Austin and the only antibiotic that effected the pill was Rifampin. But yes St. John's wort has been said to effect it. ... (3 replies)
... I have been on Doxycycline for over a month and my pills are working just fine. ... (2 replies)
... Hello, I was prescribed amoxcillin and it says that I must use a backup method because my birth control may not work. How long after the last pill of an antibiotic can you safely stop using your backup method for bc? ... (2 replies)
May 11, 2005
... now, i know lately there has been discussion about antibiotics and birth control. And some people have said that Macrobid doesnt affect the effectiveness, and that the only antibiotic proven to was Rifampin. ... (1 replies)
... I personally would of used some backup method after I finished the antibiotics just because of the fact that the antibiotic was probably still in your system after only 2 days. ... (4 replies)
... If you start taking the pills on the first day of your period, you are protected right away and don't need to use condoms. ... (9 replies)

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