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How does ciprofloxacin affect birth control?

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Anonymous 12 Apr 2011

Hello,

Ciprofloxacin: Pregnancy Category C.-

Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

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https://www.drugs.com/pregnancy/ciprofloxacin.html

All the best and take care.-

DzooBaby 12 Apr 2011

Cipro reduces the effectivness of birth control pills. You need to use a back up method while you are taking the antibiotic and for seven days after you finish the antibiotic or you could become pregnant!

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