Antibiotics do not affect the drug Depo Provera, according to Family Doctor. The drug, which is an injected contraceptive, is used by women as a method of contraception. It is effective for three months.
It can take about six months for a woman to become fertile again after taking Depo Provera, Family Doctor notes. The drug contains a man-made version of progesterone, a female hormone. It works by stopping the ovaries from releasing eggs. Many women have no periods or light periods while on the drug. It is better at preventing pregnancy than contraceptive pills at almost 100 percent effectiveness. Some women who do not have a period for an extended time may suffer bone loss from taking the drug.Learn More
It is advisable to avoid alcohol while using antibiotics as it may cause side effects and make a person skip doses. Certain antibiotics, such as tinidazole and metronidazole, need a person to avoid drinking alcohol completely, as stated by the National Health Service.Full Answer >
According to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), there is no need to avoid alcohol consumption when taking most antibiotics, including penicillin. Alcohol neither stops the majority of antibiotics from working correctly nor causes side effects.Full Answer >
According to the National Health Service of the United Kingdom, it is generally safe to take paracetamol while taking antibiotics. Some reports suggest a link between a higher risk of liver damage and the combination of paracetamol and isoniazid, however, so the NHS advises against giving the combination to children.Full Answer >
Drinking alcohol while taking antibiotics is not recommended, according to Mayo Clinic. Doing so can increase the side effects of the antibiotic medication which include dizziness, stomach upset and drowsiness. Drinking alcohol does not lessen the effectiveness of antibiotic medication, but it can decrease energy levels and delay recovery.Full Answer >