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Question: vit c and yasmin pills
|AURORA3 - Mon Sep 07, 2009 2:58 am||
I read information about using vit c and BCP ( as yasmin) at the same time that vit c will affect BCP action by making it less effective,is it right
|Debbie Miller, RN - Mon Sep 07, 2009 11:02 am||
Years ago a study suggested that very large quantities of vitamin C might inhibit the breakdown of estrogen in the blood and might cause a decrease in the effectiveness of birth control pills. A 1993 study showed that this increase was not of any clinical significance. Vitamin C does not decrease the effectiveness of the pills.
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