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Effect of augmentin duo on contraceptive - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i took augmentin duo the morning i began my 21 pill days, will this affect my contraceptive?
Doctor :   Hello.
User :   hi
User :   Can you help me please?
Doctor :   Why was the tablets prescribed to you?
User :   throat, glands swollen but only took two days. stopped friday morning and took my pill that night.
User :   will this affect my pill?
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   no.
User :   is this because i stopped taking it before I started my pill, why will it not affect my contraceptive?
Doctor :   It may decrease the effective of the contraceptive pill.
User :   so i should use another method of contraceptive?
Doctor :   It would be better to use condoms during 1 week at lest.
User :   for a week? so until next friday, then we should be ok?
Doctor :   1 to 2 weeks.
User :   ok, thanks.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   no thanks, bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now.
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