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Can i take the pill and depo at the same time?

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Can i take the pill and depo at the same time? i will only be doing this until my depo wears off in 11 weeks and ill be staying on the pill as depo has messed with me and im only on the 4th day...urinary tract infection straight up, sweats and shakes!

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replied September 30th, 2013
Birth Control Answer A44884
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Avoid taking multiple hormonal contraceptives at a time unless medically indicated/prescribed. Avoid self-medication. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation, clarification and assistance. If UTI has been detected, and if you are on antibiotic use, use non-hormonal birth control measures as back-up protection. If you want to switch over to birth control pill use, then you may start taking the birth control pills about 2 weeks prior to your next scheduled Depo shot date. For further clarification and assistance, visit your doctor/gynecologist.
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