What You Need to Know About Dasetta
Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderYou should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this contraceptive if you have:
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
- Cancer (or if you have had cancer in the past)
- Undiagnosed vaginal bleeding
- Heart disease
- A history of a heart attack or stroke
- A history of blood clots or a clotting disorder
- Chest pain (angina)
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Yellowing of the whites of the eyes or skin (jaundice) during a prior pregnancy or oral contraceptive use
- High cholesterol
- Gallbladder disease
- Any allergies, including to dyes, foods, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Are over 35 years old
- Smoke cigarettes
- Have an upcoming surgery
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Ortho-Novum and Pregnancy)
- Are breastfeeding (see Ortho-Novum and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Dasetta to learn more, including information on who should not take this contraceptive.)
Dosing Information for DasettaIt is important to take Dasetta exactly as directed. As always, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so. If you miss any pills, there are specific instructions that you must follow in order to avoid pregnancy.
(Click Dasetta Dosage for more information.)