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Precautions and Warnings With Lessina

Who Should Not Use Lessina?

You should not use Lessina if you:
  • Are allergic to Lessina, levonorgestrel, ethinyl estradiol, or any inactive components used to make the contraceptive. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive components.
  • Have a history of breast cancer or endometrial cancer (cancer of the lining of the uterus).
  • Have undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding.
  • Have a blood clotting disorder (that causes you to clot too easily) or have ever had a blood clot.
  • Have heart disease.
  • Have had a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA or mini-stroke).
  • Have had yellow eyes or skin (jaundice) during a prior pregnancy or oral contraceptive use.
  • Have liver tumors or liver cancer.
  • Are pregnant (or you might be pregnant).

Lessina Warnings and Precautions: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which Lessina should not be used, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before using this form of contraception. However, it is possible that not all the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific Lessina warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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