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Will antibiotics affect the contraceptive pill?

Patient: My girlfriend is on the contraceptive pill and we had sex over a week ago. She started taking antibiotics yesterday for a tooth ache. will this affect the pill?

 

 

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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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