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Interaction of Oral pill with vitamin pills - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   I just recently started taking ortho tri cyclen lo about a month ago and i have two questions. #1 is it still okay if i take the pill "roughly" around the same time every evening? for example I take it around 9:30 but sometimes i forget and take the pill around 10 or 10:30. Does that affect the affectiveness of the pill? #2 I just started taking vitamin pills called "be whole" by GNC that contain doesages of many vitamins and i was wondering if that could have an affect on the birth control i am taking?

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How can i help you?
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Please give me a mintue to go througt the problem.
User :   okay thank you
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Thanks for waiting.
Doctor :   The effectiveness of the medication does not reduce when you have minor alterations in the timings.
Doctor :  
And nor with the vitamin supplementation.
Doctor :  
Do not make gross alteration in the timings like taking one in the morning and one in the evening.
Doctor :  
Do not skip the drug.
Doctor :  
Is there any other query?
User :   no, you answered my question thoroughly thank you!

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Thanks for consulting.
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