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Precautions and Warnings With Cryselle

There are numerous precautions and warnings with Cryselle to be aware of before starting this form of birth control. It is important to know that combined oral contraceptives like Cryselle can increase the risk of blood clots, heart attacks, and strokes. Precautions and warnings with Cryselle also apply to women who have heart disease, a blood clotting disorder, or liver disease.

Cryselle: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Cryselle® (norgestrel/ethinyl estradiol) is a generic version of Lo/Ovral®. You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Cryselle if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Smoke cigarettes
  • Will be having surgery
  • 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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