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A birth control question.

I was told antibiotics can make the birth control basically not work. I got pregnant while I was on the pill/taking antibiotics. So my question is, I have the Mirena now, I'm also taking antibiotics. Do you think it would work the same way?

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Asked by Chell.o_0 at 11:41 AM on Dec. 10, 2010 in Health

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  • Yes that is true, always tell your doctor what kind of BC you are using and they should tell you to use a condom.
    Call your doctor for more questions.

    Answer by gammie at 11:45 AM on Dec. 10, 2010

  • I am not sure how the Mirenaworks, but I know regular BC it is true that antibiotics can make them not work.

    Answer by KTMOM at 9:58 AM on Dec. 12, 2010

  • The packaging insert doesn't say anything about antibiotics, but it's possible, I guess.


    Answer by mama02040608 at 1:54 PM on Dec. 14, 2010

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