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Precautions and Warnings With Daysee

There are many Daysee warnings and precautions to be aware of before starting the oral contraceptive, such as risks for drug interactions, allergic reactions, and other complications. Tell your healthcare provider if you have high blood pressure, cancer, or high cholesterol before using this birth control pill. Other safety concerns apply to women with gallbladder disease or depression, or a history of blood clots.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Daysee™ (levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol) is a prescription birth control pill (oral contraceptive). It is a generic version of Seasonale®. You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this pill if you have:
 
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Diabetes
  • Yellowing of the whites of the eyes or skin (jaundice) during a prior pregnancy or oral contraceptive use
  • Gallbladder disease
  • High cholesterol
  • Migraines
  • Had a blood clot or a clotting disorder
  • Chest pain
  • Had a heart attack or stroke
  • 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)
  • Depression
  • Unexplained vaginal bleeding.
 
In addition, 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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