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Effects of Amoxicillin on Nuvaring (contraceptive)

Patient: How long should I uses alternate birth controle (I am on Nuvaring) while taking Amoxicillin for a sore throat?

 

 

Doctor: Nuvaring is a once a month contraceptive ring that does not interact with broad spectrum antibiotics like amoxicillin an d doxycycline. You do not need an alternative birth control while using an antibiotic with nuvaring.

 


 

 
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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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