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It is a good idea to talk to your healthcare provider about the precautions and warnings with Solia before taking the birth control pill. Solia can make some health conditions worse, so it is important to tell your healthcare provider about any existing medical conditions you may have. It is also important to discuss any possible drug interactions with Solia that may apply to you.
Solia: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?Solia™ (desogestrel/ethinyl estradiol) is a prescription birth control pill and is a generic version of Desogen®. You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Solia if you have:
- Had a heart attack or stroke
- Had a blood clot or a clotting disorder
- Chest pain
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Migraines or other severe headaches
- Problems with your heart valves
- Yellowing of the whites of the eyes or skin during a prior pregnancy or oral contraceptive use
- High cholesterol
- Gallbladder disease
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, hepatitis, or liver tumors
- Cancer (or if you have had cancer in the past)
- Unexplained vaginal bleeding.
- Have an upcoming surgery
- Smoke cigarettes
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
- Are breastfeeding.