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Would an antidepressant make birth control not work?

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Oh gosh yes. St Johns Wort interacts and interferes with *almost* everything! Never take this with *any* other medication without consulting with a Dr or Pharmacist.

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Ask a doctor if you want to use two pills at once. That could put you at risk.

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No. That's antibiotics .

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So it wont work?
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it's possible. st John's wort, a over the counter herb for depression causes birth control to not work.

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Antidepressants such as SSRIs can affect levels of estrogen and progesterone in women. If the hormones change in the body then the effectiveness of oral contraceptives can be compromised in some women, possibly leading to an unintended pregnancy.

http://www.babymed.com/womens-health/contraception/pill

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