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Precautions and Warnings With Emoquette

If you have diabetes, a history of blood clots, or gallbladder disease, Emoquette may not be the right method of contraception for you. Warnings and precautions for Emoquette also apply to women with a history of cancer, migraines, or who smoke cigarettes. If you wear contact lenses, this birth control pill may make it more difficult to wear them.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

The prescription birth control Emoquette™ (desogestrel/ethinyl estradiol) is a generic version of Desogen® and Ortho-Cept®. You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Emoquette if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Have an upcoming surgery
  • Smoke cigarettes
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding.
     
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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Emoquette Birth Control Information

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