but alpha or beta-adrenergic compounds or those that mimic their effect are not counter-indicated with birth control pills.
But it remains that the listing of interactions does not containg these agents. And these are pretty easy to access even on non-restricted access websites.
I consulted DrDrugs and Drogology, pocket PC programs on pharmaceutical products and I am lucky enough to have access to various online textbooks/manuals on these topics a nd consulted the Compendium of Product and Specialties (CPS) (a Canadian edition of pharmaceutical products).
I am sorry, I didn't find the question to be interesting enough (not complicated) to cite sources.
As for asking a health practitioner, a pharmacist would be more appropriate considering that most pharmacies have computer programs that check for pharmaceutical interactions.
No biggie...but its true, I could be a complete moron, these online forums are a filled with people who read the Mercola site for their medical information.