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Side Effects of ModiconJust like any medicine, Modicon can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the contraceptive will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Drug InteractionsModicon can interact with several other medications (see Modicon Drug Interactions).
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Modicon if you have:
- High cholesterol
- Chest pain (angina)
- A clotting disorder or have ever had a blood clot
- A history of heart attack or stroke
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Gallbladder disease
- Yellowing of the whites of the eyes or skin (jaundice) during a prior pregnancy or oral contraceptive use
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, hepatitis, or liver tumors
- Migraines or other severe headaches
- Cancer (or if you have had cancer in the past)
- Unexplained vaginal bleeding
- Any allergies, including allergies to dyes, foods, or preservatives.
- Smoke cigarettes
- Have an upcoming surgery
- Are breastfeeding (see Modicon and Breastfeeding)
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Modicon and Pregnancy).