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Talk to your healthcare provider about precautions and warnings with Tri-Sprintec before using the contraceptive. Since the medication can worsen depression, gallbladder disease, and high blood pressure, let your healthcare provider know if you have any of these conditions before taking Tri-Sprintec. Precautions and warnings also apply to women who may be pregnant or have heart disease, a blood clotting disorder, or liver disease.

Tri-Sprintec: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Tri-Sprintec® (norgestimate/ethinyl estradiol) is a generic version of Ortho Tri-Cyclen®. You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using it if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Will be having surgery
  • 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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