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Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Kurvelo if you have:
   
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
   
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 Kurvelo to learn more, including information on who should not take Kurvelo.)
 

How Does It Work?

Kurvelo belongs to a group of birth control pills known as combined oral contraceptives, the most common type of birth control pill. It is called a combined oral contraceptive because it contains a combination of two different types of hormones. It contains both an estrogen (ethinyl estradiol) and a progestin (levonorgestrel).
 
The hormones in Kurvelo prevent pregnancy primarily by stopping ovulation (the maturation and release of eggs from the ovaries). It also works to prevent pregnancy in two other, minor ways. Kurvelo alters the cervical mucus (the fluid of the cervix, which is the lower, narrow part of the uterus that is connected to the vagina), making it more difficult for sperm to enter the uterus. This medication also alters the lining of the uterus (endometrium), making it less receptive to an embryo.
 
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