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Precautions and Warnings With Mono-Linyah

If you plan on taking Mono-Linyah for birth control, your healthcare provider will need to know if you have a history of blood clots, migraines, or other medical problems. This may not be the best choice for some women, as it can increase the risk for a blood clot, heart attack, or stroke. Other precautions for safely taking Mono-Linyah include warnings of potential drug interactions.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Mono-Linyah™ (norgestimate/ethinyl estradiol) is a prescription birth control pill that is a generic version of Ortho-Cyclen®. You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Mono-Linyah if you have:
 
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Smoke cigarettes
  • Have an upcoming surgery
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (or suspect that you may be 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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