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If you are a woman with diabetes, you may experience higher-than-normal blood sugar levels while taking Zeosa. Precautions and warnings also apply to women with a history of various cardiovascular conditions, women who smoke, and women who are breastfeeding or may already be pregnant. Combined oral contraceptives like Zeosa are an easy-to-use form of birth control, but not all women should take them.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Although birth control pills are a convenient and effective method of birth control, they are not safe for all women. You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Zeosa™ (norethindrone/ethinyl estradiol) if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Smoke cigarettes
  • Have an upcoming surgery
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding.
     
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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