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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.

Tri-Previfem: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Tri-Previfem® (norgestimate/ethinyl estradiol) is a generic version of Ortho Tri-Cyclen®. You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using it if you have:
 
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.
 
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