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Before using Nordette, warnings and precautions for the drug should be discussed with your healthcare provider. This form of contraceptive is not suitable for everyone; you should not use Nordette if you have an irregular heart rhythm, heart disease, or liver disease. It is important to know that Nordette may worsen certain medical conditions and increase the risk of blood clots, heart attacks, and strokes.

Nordette: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Nordette® (levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol) if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
  • Smoke cigarettes
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding.
You should also be sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
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