Interaction of antibiotics and oral contraceptives
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Interaction of antibiotics and oral contraceptives

Anthony Summers Clinical nurse tutor, Caboolture Hospital, QLD

ANTHONY SUMMERS reviews evidence of interaction between antibiotics and oral contraceptives

It is common in emergency departments (EDs) for emergency nurse practitioners (ENPs) or doctors to prescribe antibiotics for, and dispense antibiotics to, women who are also taking the oral contraceptive pill (OCP), and for more junior staff to dispense the prescriptions.

Emergency Nurse. 16, 6, 20-21. doi: 10.7748/en2008.

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