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Can you take doxycycline and loestrin at the same time?

Patient: Can you take doxycycline and loestrin at the same time? My fiance and I are concerned about pregnancy

 

 

Symptoms: Worried about pregnancy

 

 

Doctor: Hi,Thanks for the query.I understand your concern.Tetracyclines like doxycycline can affect the function of Loes trin by affecting its absorption.So, better to use additional method of contraception like barrier method(condom) till the completion of doxycycline tablets.Take care.

 


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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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