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Women should tell their healthcare providers about all other medicines, vitamins, or herbal supplements they are taking before starting Dasetta. Negative interactions can occur when this drug is combined with a number of other products, including certain antibiotics, St. John's wort, and cyclosporine. Some of these reactions may cause various side effects or increase a woman's risk of pregnancy.

An Overview of Dasetta Interactions

Dasetta™ (norethindrone and ethinyl estradiol) may react with a number of other products. Because some of these interactions can lead to accidental pregnancy, a backup method of birth control may be recommended in some situations.
If you are unsure about any particular drug interaction, it is a good idea to use a backup method of birth control until you can speak with your healthcare provider. Sometimes, a backup method is recommended for quite a while (in some cases, an entire cycle). Your healthcare provider can give you more specific instructions about using a backup form of birth control.
Because many medications react with Dasetta, you should make sure that all of your healthcare providers know you are taking it. Any time you start a new medication, check with your healthcare provider about possible drug interactions with Dasetta. Some of the products that may lead to interactions include:
  • Aminoglutethimide (Cytadren®)
  • Antibiotics
  • Aprepitant (Emend®)
  • Barbiturate medications, such as:
    • Amobarbital (Amytal®)
    • Butalbital (Fioricet®, Fiorinal®)
    • Pentobarbital (Nembutal®)
    • Phenobarbital (Luminal®)
    • Primidone (Mysoline®)
    • Secobarbital (Seconal®)
  • Protease inhibitors, such as:
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