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Talk to your healthcare provider about precautions and warnings with TriNessa to make sure this form of birth control is right for you. You should know that the drug may increase blood pressure, as well as your risk of heart attacks, strokes, and blood clots. Precautions and warnings with TriNessa also apply to women who have heart disease, liver tumors, or undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding.

TriNessa: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

TriNessa® (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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