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It is a good idea to discuss Modicon warnings and precautions with your healthcare provider prior to taking the birth control pill. For example, you should tell your healthcare provider if you have certain medical conditions, such as high blood pressure, gallbladder disease, or depression (Modicon can make these conditions worse). It is also important to know that Modicon can increase your risk of blood clots, strokes, and heart attacks.

Modicon: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should check with your healthcare provider prior to using Modicon® (norethindrone/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.
     
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
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