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Question: Birth Control & Drug interaction/ pregnancy result?

 fearless74 - Sat Sep 10, 2005 3:07 pm

I'm taking Ortho-Tricyclen for 2 years now. I have heard some anti-biotics will cause the pill not to be so effective. I also take Naproxen for an injury, will that cause my pill not to be as effective? Should I use another form of birth control. Please help. thanks.
 Theresa Jones, RN - Sun Sep 11, 2005 6:10 am

User avatar Hi fearless74,
To my knowledge, the effectiveness of birth control pills are not altered in any way by the medication Naproxyn.

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