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Precautions and Warnings With Elinest

You should not start birth control with Elinest without first updating your healthcare provider on any medical issues you have, including problems with migraines, depression, or high blood pressure. There are several safety warnings for women who take Elinest, including precautions of an increased risk for heart attacks, blood clots, or strokes.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should check with your healthcare provider prior to using Elinest™ (norgestrel/ethinyl estradiol) if you have:
 
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Smoke cigarettes
  • Have an upcoming surgery
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding.
 
You should also tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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