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Lamotrigine and Levonorgestrel

Patient: I take Lamotrigine for my epilepsy and recently took a dose of Plan B to prevent pregnancy. I know that my medication reduces the effectiveness of birth control and I was wondering if, and by how much, Lamotrigine decreases the effectiveness of Plan B?

 

 

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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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