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To reduce the risk of pregnancy or other side effects, talk to your healthcare provider about precautions and warnings with Tri-Previfem before starting this form of birth control. Certain women should not use Tri-Previfem, including those with severe hypertension, heart disease, or liver disease. Tell your healthcare provider about all medical conditions you have and any medications you are taking before using Tri-Previfem.
- Migraines or other severe headaches
- A history of heart attack or stroke
- A history of blood clots or a clotting disorder
- Chest pain
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Problems with your heart valves
- Yellowing of the eyes or skin during a prior pregnancy or oral contraceptive use
- High cholesterol
- Gallbladder disease
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, hepatitis, or liver tumors
- Cancer (or if you have had cancer in the past)
- Unexplained vaginal bleeding.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Will be having surgery
- Smoke cigarettes
- 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.