What to know about birth control and alcohol

What to know about birth control and alcohol

Alcohol can directly affect many medications, but birth control is not one of them. A person can drink alcohol without worrying that it may reduce the effectiveness of their birth control pill.

However, drinking too much alcohol can indirectly lower the effectiveness of birth control. Alcohol affects judgment, which in turn can lead to risky sexual behavior. It can also affect a person’s ability to use birth control correctly.

In this article, we discuss the risks of drinking alcohol while taking birth control pills.

Full story at Medical News Today