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I am taking ortho tri cyclen lo for birth control and was recently prescribed Bactrim for an infection. On day 3 of Bactrim (3 day course) I had sex and the condom

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Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Eric Goldstein, Doctor replied 9 months ago
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Hello. My name is***** and I just read through your question.

You were correct to use the condom. Antibiotics definitely lower the effectiveness of OCPs. I recommend continuing to use condoms for the duration of this months pills. By next month, you will not need to use it anymore if you choose not to.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Should I take Plan B since the condom Broke? How concerned should I be about unwanted pregnancy?
Doctor: Eric Goldstein, Doctor replied 9 months ago

Hi,

If the condom broke, then yes you should take plan B. It is not worth the risk.

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Doctor: Eric Goldstein, Doctor replied 9 months ago

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