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Brevicon Warnings and Precautions

Before starting Brevicon, warnings and precautions for the contraceptive should be reviewed with your healthcare provider. For example, Brevicon can increase your risk of heart attacks, strokes, or blood clots. Brevicon can also make certain conditions worse, such as depression, high blood pressure, or gallbladder problems. Brevicon warnings and precautions also extend to women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Brevicon: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should check with your healthcare provider prior to using Brevicon® (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 non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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