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Question: oral contraceptives and oral antibiotics


 Crizzukene - Tue Apr 26, 2005 9:46 am

i´m using Yasmin and i was ill and i took everyday oral antibiotics (Standacilin 500mg (Ampicillinum)). I became ill in the beginning of my new pack so whole my new pack is used with oral antibiotics. Now i´m feeling better and today i will have my 11th pill. My question is when can start to trust my pills again? Should i use condom for next 7 days or should i wait till my new pack? :roll:
 Theresa Jones, RN - Wed Apr 27, 2005 5:00 am

User avatar Hi Crizzukene,
According to the recommendations that I'm familiar with, additional barrier methods should be used along with the birth control pills for at least two weeks following the completion of an antibiotic regimen.
Sincerely,
Rntdj

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