Go to Content Go to Navigation Go to Navigation Go to Site Search Homepage

Is it okay to drink alcohol on the Depo shot, or will it decrease the effectiveness of the shot?

Alcohol won’t have any effect on the effectiveness of hormonal birth control methods like the shot. Even so, it’s good to be careful about alcohol and sex. They can be a bad mix. For one thing, alcohol can interfere with orgasm. Alcohol and other drugs can also lead to bad decision-making about sex. So be careful. Learn more about sex, alcohol, and other drugs.

Tags: alcohol, birth control, the shot