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    Mar 12, 2016, 10:01 PM
    Depo with amoxicillin
    I am on the depo shot, and I am currently on amoxicillin for a tooth infection. Will the amoxicillin effect my birth control at all?
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    Mar 13, 2016, 05:07 AM
    Most antibiotics, including amoxicillin, won't alter the effectiveness of birth control, although it is commonly suggested to add an additional form of contraception as a precaution for the peace of mind.

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