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Precautions and Warnings With Amethyst

Before using Amethyst, precautions for the hormonal contraceptive should be fully understood. For example, you should be aware of the possible risk of developing blood clots, an increased risk of liver tumors, and possible drug interactions. Warnings also apply to people with certain medical conditions (such as migraines or gallbladder disease), as well as women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Amethyst™ (levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol) if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Have an upcoming surgery
  • Smoke cigarettes
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding.
     
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medication you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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