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Balziva Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Balziva is combined with any of the drugs listed above. It is important to note that if a backup method of contraception is necessary, it may be advised to use the backup for quite a while (often an entire cycle). Any time a backup method of birth control is recommended, make sure your healthcare provider explains how long you need to use the backup.
If you do not know what to do about any particular Balziva drug interaction, make sure to use a backup method of birth control until you can check with your healthcare provider, just to be safe.
(Balziva is a generic version of Ovcon® 35. The information in this article also applies to Ovcon 35.)
Aminoglutethimide (Cytadren)
Taking Balziva and aminoglutethimide together increases the risk of pregnancy. Do not use these medications together without first talking to your healthcare provider. You may need to use a backup method of contraception (such as condoms).
There have been reports of accidental pregnancy occurring in women taking birth control pills together with certain antibiotics. However, the significance of this interaction is still uncertain. Some antibiotics are more likely to cause problems than others. Any time you take an antibiotic, make sure to ask your healthcare provider if you need to use a backup method of contraception.
Aprepitant (Emend)
Aprepitant can make Balziva less effective, perhaps increasing your chance of pregnancy. Talk with your healthcare provider before using these medications together. You may need to use a backup method of contraception. People undergoing chemotherapy commonly use aprepitant, and it is usually very important for women having chemotherapy to avoid pregnancy.
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