Can birth control affect the thyroid?

Answer On One Hand: Birth Control Might Affect ThyroidWomen are more likely than men to experience difficulties with the thyroid gland. This is partially due to the fact that the female hormone, estrogen,... Read More »

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Can prednisone affect birth control?

On One Hand: Clinical Evidence for Drug InteractionAccording to Medscape, prednisone can interact with birth control pills. By reducing the action of the liver enzymes that normally break down the ... Read More »

Can Zoloft affect birth control?

There are no known drug interactions between the drug sertraline (sold commercially as Zoloft) and commonly prescribed varieties of birth control. But as a precaution, it is always wise to disclose... Read More »

Can marijuana affect birth control?

On One Hand: Marijuana Doesn't Affect Birth ControlBecause marijuana is illegal in the United States, research into its effects on birth control has been limited. However, there is no evidence that... Read More »

How do antibiotics affect birth control?

There has been much controversy over whether antibiotics inhibit the effects of oral contraceptive birth control. To be safe, it's recommended to use a second form of birth control, preferably a ba... Read More »