Birth control that can be taken with minocycline ?

Patient

Q: Hi my girlfriend and I are beginning to become sexually active and we were wondering what our (her ) best choice (if there is one) for birth control if she is taking minocycline (acne medication) that is said to have the possibility of interfering with oral birth control. Condom will be used either way, just wanted to know if there is a birth control pill that will work with that medication to be 100 percent safe?

Thanks

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