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Precautions and Warnings With Low-Ogestrel

Since combined oral contraceptives are not suitable for all women, talk to your healthcare provider about precautions and warnings with Low-Ogestrel before using it. The medication may worsen certain medical conditions or increase the risk of heart attacks, blood clots, and strokes. Precautions and warnings with Low-Ogestrel also extend to women who have liver disease, uncontrolled high blood pressure, or an irregular heart rhythm.

Low-Ogestrel: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Low-Ogestrel® (norgestrel/ethinyl estradiol) is a generic version of Lo/Ovral®. You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using it if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Smoke cigarettes
  • Will be having surgery
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding.
     
You should also be sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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