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Precautions and Warnings With Quasense

To avoid potential complications, make sure to talk to your healthcare provider about precautions and warnings with Quasense before taking the oral contraceptive. For example, the medication may increase your risk of blood clots, strokes, and heart attacks. Precautions and warnings with Quasense also apply to people who have certain allergies and to women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Quasense: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Quasense™ (levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol) is a prescription birth control pill (oral contraceptive) and is a generic version of Seasonale®. You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Quasense if you have:
 
  • Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, hepatitis, or liver tumors
  • Problems with your heart valves
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Cancer (or if you have had cancer in the past)
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Diabetes
  • Migraines
  • Had a blood clot or a clotting disorder
  • Chest pain
  • Had a heart attack or stroke
  • Yellowing of the whites of the eyes or skin during a prior pregnancy or oral contraceptive use
  • Gallbladder disease
  • High cholesterol
  • Depression
  • Unexplained vaginal bleeding.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Are obese
  • Have an upcoming surgery
  • Smoke cigarettes
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding.
     
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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