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Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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ontraceotive pillMy Girl friend has been pescribed Myrin I

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ontraceotive pillMy Girl friend has been pescribed Myrin I to treat minimal TB spots on her lungs and she is taking the contraceptive pill and we want to know how effective the pill with remaim during this medication course.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Hi. The Myrin I may lose its contraceptive effectiveness of contraceptive pill so she should use extra contaceptive protection like condoms and spermicidal jelly while she is on the Myrin I and for a few weeks after she stops taking it. She should discuss this with her doctor
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Are the two pills safe to be taken together?

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Yes--no other interactions except for the effect on the birth control pill Shane