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steph.
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i am taking ciprofloxacin and i am on birth control. i know some antibiotics interact with bc and make it less effective, but i know other types do not. does anyone know if this particular one does?
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It's difficult to say for sure. Your best bet would be to call the pharmacy where you filled the antibiotics and ask the pharmacist if it interacts with birth control pills.

Until you know for sure, it'd be safest to use a back-up method.

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