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Safyral can increase blood pressure, blood sugar, and the risk of liver tumors. Because this birth control pill is not suitable for every woman, it's important to discuss the drug's warnings and precautions to ensure that Safyral is right for you. If you have certain medical conditions (such as liver disease, kidney disease, or heart disease), you should not take it at all.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Safyral™ (drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol/levomefolate calcium) if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Have an upcoming surgery
  • Smoke cigarettes
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding.
     
You should also be sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
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