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Will the antibiotic affect Microgynon and azithromycin ?

I took 1 dose of 4 tablets of azithromycin on the Friday, then started the birth control pill microgynon 30 on Monday, will the antibiotic affect my pill and for how long do i need to use another type of protection?
Asked On : Fri, 17 Sep 2010
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Yes it may affect the efficacy of pill by inducing liver enzymes which degrade the pills. Please use an alternate contraception for one week.
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Answered: Mon, 29 Aug 2011
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