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Hi! I am on birth control and take diet pills to. Will my birth control work if i am on diet pills to?
Please Help!!!

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Probably, but the diet pills are likely either useless or dangerous. Unless they've been prescribed to you by a doctor, you shouldn't be taking them.

And what does this have to do with relationships?
Milke, with an L, Mrs BD to you, RATS, TMNTP, MF, CWCD, WAOTA

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[This message has been edited by Milke (edited 10-10-2003).]

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Some herbal supplements can interact with birth control pills and reduce their effectiveness, so yes, there is a possibility of that.

But as Milke says, you really shouldn't be taking diet pills of any kind unless they've been prescribed by a doctor. If they were, then you need to ask that doctor whether they could interact with the birth control pills.

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