Ask an expert

15 Oct 2006

Vitamin C
Hi doc, just read from the cyber doc that taking 1000mg of vit c influences the pi.. I am currently on triphasil and been taking kelp, 1000mg vit c, lecithin and vit B. Will taking these pills affect the pill. I don't need no baby. Please advice.
Answer 291 views

01 Jan 0001

Vitamin C increases oestrogen levels, so could cause breakthrough bleeding on the Pill, but should not interefere with its efficacy.

Best wishes
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.