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Posted by: michelle | 2009-07-21

contraceptives and antibiotics

last week i did dental surgery, i was also give antibiotics( peninslyn, excuse the spelling) as part of the prescription, im also taking contraeptives( ginette). i had unprotected sex should i buy the morning after pill?

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There is a SMALL risk that the antibiotics may affect the efficacy of your pill, and therefore additional contraception is recommended while taking the antibiotic. The morning after pil is only effective if taken within 48-72 hours of unprotected intercourse.

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