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I have today been prescribed Amoxicillin for a sinus infection. I am currently also taking microgynon 30. I asked my doctor if the amoxicillin with effect my pill he said they now advise you that it will not effect your pill as it cannot be proved it effects it. Is this true? After visitng the doctor I have been looking on the internet and found this statement......
"In the past, women using hormonal contraception such as the pill or patch would be advised to use an extra method of contraception (eg condoms) while taking an antibiotic like this one and for seven days after finishing the course. However, this advice has now changed. You no longer need to use an extra method of contraception with the pill, patch or vaginal ring while you take a course of antibiotics. This change in advice comes because to date there is no evidence to prove that antibiotics (other than rifampicin or rifabutin) affect these contraceptives. This is the latest guidance from the Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare."
Has anyone recently taken Amoxicillin while on the pill and it has not affected it?
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