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Chloroquine (Aralen) & birth control

Travel Forums General Talk Chloroquine (Aralen) & birth control

1. Posted by Missmeow (First Time Poster, 1 posts) 20 Mar '13 01:47

I just started taking Aralen for Malarial prevention. Does this medication lower the effectiveness of birth control? I looked it up and cannot find anything that says this is a side effect. However, I know that most antibiotics do lower the effectiveness of the pill, so I am curious. Thanks!