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Antibiotics Momma Rawks 1 child; Iowa 7175 posts
11th Feb '13

I have never taken antibiotics while on birth control, so forgive me for being clueless!



I am on Depo, and have recently been on antibiotics. I took the last dose yesterday, and we've been using condoms since I started the prescription. My next shot is due on the 18th (so a week from today). Am I safe to have sex again, or is my BC completely void now? I'll probably continue using condoms as a precaution, but I was just curious as to how this all works.

Skitti 17 kids; Grand Haven Charter Township, Michigan 1508 posts
11th Feb '13

Keep using condoms!

username1 1 child; Chicopee, MA, United States 30921 posts
11th Feb '13

the depo is a bit different compared to regular b/c with antibiotics. my ob said id be just fine and when i was on the medicine it wouldnt have an effect with my depo