For how long does taking an antibiotic affect birth control?

Answer According to Planned Parenthood, only one type of antibiotic interferes with birth control pills: rifampin. Rifampin is used to treat tuberculosis, not common infections, so it's likely that your b... Read More »

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Does taking vitamins affect birth control?

On One Hand: Effect of Vitamins on Birth ControlVitamins do not reduce the effectiveness of hormonal birth control. They do interfere, though, but only in a sense that taking vitamins while on birt... Read More »

How long will antibiotics affect birth control?

Antibiotics may affect birth control for as long as they are in your system, that is, for the entire time you are taking them, and then for some time after you end your routine dosage. The time an ... Read More »

Does birth control affect breast growth?

While each person is different, depending on the type of birth control used, breast size may increase when taking birth control. Estrogen and progestin are two hormones found in birth control that ... Read More »

Does taking birth control cause ovarian cysts?

Birth control does not cause the formation of ovarian cysts, but rather prevents them from forming in many cases. Harmless cysts known as "functional cysts" can be prevented using birth control. An... Read More »