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Old 04-01-2005, 05:00 PM   #1
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penicillin affecting BC

if my girlfriend starts to take penicillin how soon will it affect her birthcontrol

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Old 04-01-2005, 07:58 PM   #2
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Re: penicillin affecting BC

Originally Posted by drew_49
if my girlfriend starts to take penicillin how soon will it affect her birthcontrol

It can decrease the effects of birth control from day 1. She'll need to abstain or use a back-up method of birth control for AT LEAST 1 week after taking the LAST antibiotic.

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