Treatment Info for Balziva
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking It?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Balziva if you have:
- A clotting disorder or have ever had a blood clot
- Had a heart attack or stroke
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Chest pain
- Had yellowing of the whites of the eyes or skin (jaundice) during a prior pregnancy or oral contraceptive use
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, hepatitis, or liver tumors
- High cholesterol
- Gallbladder disease
- Migraines or other severe headaches
- Cancer (or if you have had cancer in the past)
- Unexplained vaginal bleeding.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Smoke cigarettes
- Have an upcoming surgery
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Ovcon and Pregnancy)
- Are breastfeeding (see Ovcon and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Balziva to learn more, including information on who should not take this contraceptive.)
Balziva Dosing InformationIt is important that you follow Balziva dosing instructions very carefully, in order to avoid unintentional pregnancy. As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Balziva Dosing for more information, including how to start Balziva and what to do about missed pills.)