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Precautions and Warnings With Amethia

If you are taking Amethia, make sure your healthcare provider knows if you have problems with your kidneys, heart, or liver. Warnings and precautions with Amethia also include watching out for potential drug interactions and avoiding the contraceptive if you have a clotting disorder, liver tumors, or heart disease. In some cases, Amethia may increase the risk for heart attacks, blood clots, or strokes.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Amethia?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Amethia™ (levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol) if you have:
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.
You should also tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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