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Jessierose
03-07-2010, 02:34 PM
Has anyone gotten preg while on methotrexate? I cant take birthcontrol, My body spits out Iud's for some reason, and latex allgy. Im 33 no children and not ready for a tubal.. any suggestions....

MicRoMediC
03-07-2010, 05:01 PM
They strongly recommend not getting pregnant on meth. It has a tetrogenic effect on the fetus. I have a latex allergy also. I take a very low dose birth control called microgestin. I've been on it over 5 years now and love it. I started on a higher dose but had an extreme sensitivity reaction to it. They do make non latex condoms which can be very expensive. The only other thing I can think of is a spermicide which can be messy and it's not as effective as other things.