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Will taking aprepitant affect my birth control?

Birth control pills (oral contraceptives) may not be as effective while you are taking aprepitant (Emend) capsules. You should still take your birth control pills as usual. In addition, you should use some other form of birth control as well. These other forms include: condoms, diaphragms and spermicides (foam, sponge, jelly). You should use these additional birth control methods while taking aprepitant and for one month after you stop taking aprepitant capsules.

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