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Women who are taking Vestura should tell their healthcare provider if they have a history of a heart attack, stroke, or migraines. Other precautions for using Vestura safely include warnings of potential drug interactions and an increased risk for blood clots, heart attacks, or strokes. Also, this contraceptive should not be used by those who have high blood pressure or liver or kidney disease.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Vestura™ (drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol) 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 tell your healthcare provider about all other medications 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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