Laxative and contraception pill- URGENT

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My girlfriend is on the contraceptive pill and she and I took laxatives last night, they are still working. We need to know urgently if explosive diarea will effect the contraceptive in a time frame... We're thinking the pill takes 3-4 hours to absorb, but we need your help. Like.. right now! Please get back to me ASAP.

Cheers guys, we love you.

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    It may well affect the efficiency of the pill particularly as - these days - the dose is small. Keep taking the pill and use condoms as well until the end of the packet would be my advice.

    Other drugs such as antibiotics may also affect the pill

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    I've been told that with some pills any form of vomiting/diarrhea can cancel out the pill. May be worth checking with a GP just in case! 
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    Missing one pill, as long as she's been consistent most of the time, doesn't leave you at a high risk. Go get plan Bif you guys are concerned
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    Thanks for the advice <3>
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