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I wanted to do know if the orlistat capsules interfer with the effectiveness of the birth control implant implanon?

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replied September 17th, 2010
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Drug-drug interaction studies that have been done, indicate that XENICAL (Orlistat) had no effect on pharmacokinetics and/or pharmacodynamics of oral contraceptives, meaning to say that there have been no reports of loss of efficacy of contraceptives with Orlistat use. However a discussion with your gynecologist about using them together is recommended before starting on the Orlistat.
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