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Would Amoxicillin and Clavulanate reduce the effectiveness of contraceptive pills?

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Dr. Ramadevi Wani


Practicing since :1985

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Posted on Wed, 22 Aug 2018 in Pregnancy
Question: Hi I was wondering if I could get pregnant if I took one pill of amoxicillin 875mg and clavulanate 125mg
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Are you on contraceptive pills? If so, be assured that Amoxicillin and Clavulanic acid will not reduce its effectiveness. So there is no increased risk of pregnancy.

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Dr. Ramadevi Wani, OBGYN
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