İ've been using monodox and yazz 24+4 birth control pills

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Q: İ've been using monodox and yazz 24+4 birth control pills for my acne at the same time. I've read that antibiotics may reduce the effectiveness of birth control pills however im using birth controll pills for my acne, I have no worries about protection. Do you think I should stop using one of them or using both will be extra helpful? I'm also using Azelderm for topical treatment.

Symptoms:  Irritation when azelderm is applied.
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