Recently I have started to have acid reflux really bad so I have started to take acid reducer everyday I'm also taking birth control every day. I've been told by a couple people that the acid reducer can make my birth control less potent... Is this true... My birth control is Viorele and I'm taking just regular equate ranitidine acid reducer 150mg... Please I need to know
It won't effect the birth control, however take them a few hours apart.
No they will not lessen the affect of the contraceptive pill, although some types of the pill can cause heartburn.
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