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Antibiotics and oral contraceptive pills, Will I get pregnant?

Patient: I am on the pill, and had unprotected sex 2days ago. I now have suspected tonselitous which will need antibiotics. Will I become pregnant?

 

 

Doctor: Taking antibiotics will not interfere with the functioning of the oral contraceptive pill, so the chances that you may b ecome pregnant due to the interaction of these drugs are slim.

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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