Contraception & Family Planning

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Do antibiotics affect the contraceptive pill?

For decades, if a woman was started on an antibiotic, it was standard practice for the doctor to ask if she was also taking the contraceptive pill. It was thought that antibiotics interfered with the levels of the pill in a woman’s body, and might stop it from working. Therefore, women on the pill [...]

The contraceptive pill and blood clots- what are the risks?

The combined oral contraceptive pill (or “the pill” as it’s more commonly known) first became available in America in the early 1960s. It quickly became a trusted method of birth control for millions of women worldwide. It’s safe, effective (when taken correctly!), and has allowed women to plan their pregnancies, careers and lives in [...]