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Efficacy of birth control on intake of antibiotics - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i had a question about birthcontrol and using antiobiotics while one it
Doctor :   ok
User :   the medication i believe is an antibitc its minocycline
User :   i hear it makes birthcontrol less effective
Doctor :   take interaction will be there.
Doctor :   for what condition your takng antibiotic
User :   its an acne medication, should i just not take it thogh considering birthcontrol can help acne?
Doctor :   so you can change over to another anti biotic for achne.
Doctor :   with doctor consultation you can take XXX
Doctor :   how is the achne , grade?
Doctor :   u ca use topical on?
Doctor :   or go for the peel?
Doctor :   peel is fast and resultss are good.
Doctor :   Are ypu ther?
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