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Warnings and Precautions With Caziant

Although Caziant is an effective form of birth control and is used by many women without incident, it is not appropriate for all women and may need to be avoided in certain cases. Specific warnings and precautions with Caziant apply to women with a history of heart attack, liver disease, diabetes, and depression, among other things. In addition, the medication can increase the risk of certain cancers.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Prior to using Caziant™ (desogestrel/ethinyl estradiol), tell your healthcare provider 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 nonprescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Caziant is a generic version of the brand-name birth control pill Cyclessa®.)
 
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