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Infection in the nose, sinus problems. Prescribed with bactrim. Does this medication cause the birth control failure?

Hello, my doctor gave me a prescription for bactrim ds for an infection in my nose as well as a sinus infection . I also have been taking loestrin24 for a little over a year. I know that there are some types of antibiotics that decrease the effectiveness of birth control . Does bactrim ds usually cause birth control failure?
Asked On : Wed, 16 Jan 2013
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No it does not. However if any medication causes gastro-intestinal problems like diarrhea or nausea it can influence the absorption and efficacy of the pill.
Answered: Wed, 16 Jan 2013
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