Discussing Cryselle With Your Healthcare Provider
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Cryselle if you have:
- A blood clotting disorder (or have ever had a blood clot)
- Chest pain
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Migraines or other severe headaches
- An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
- Problems with your heart valves
- Yellowing of the eyes or skin during a prior pregnancy or oral contraceptive use
- High cholesterol
- Gallbladder disease
- A history of heart attack or stroke
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, hepatitis, or liver tumors
- Cancer (or if you have had cancer in the past)
- Unexplained vaginal bleeding.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Will be having surgery
- Smoke cigarettes
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Lo/Ovral and Pregnancy)
- Are breastfeeding (see Lo/Ovral and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Cryselle to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)