Got a question about birth control?
Connie is a public health nurse at the Oregon Health Authority and has heard it all.
Here is one she gets asked a lot:
Do medications interfere with my birth control pills?
- Cautious Claire, Cannon Beach
The birth control pill might be made less effective by certain anti-viral medications, anti-seizure medications, Rifampin, and natural supplements. Talk with your health care provider to see if your medication will affect your birth control pill and use a back-up method, like condoms, if needed.
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