Hi, so I took amoxicillin for 10 days for strep throat from the 10-19 of May. I know you are supposed to wait a week after you take antibiotics to regain protection from birth control pills, but does that mean 7 days after the day you took your last antibiotic or 7 days after the day you didn't take any antibioitic (the day after the last day of antibioitics?) So, would I be covered the 26th (counting 7 days after the day I took my last antibioitic) or the 27th (counting 7 days from the next day after the day I took my last antibioitic?)
7 complete days without an antibiotic. If Monday was the last day you took an antibiotic, for example, you start counting on Tuesday for your 7 days.
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