Lo Loestrin Fe Warnings and Precautions

If your healthcare provider prescribes Lo Loestrin Fe, it is important to be aware of problems that this birth control pill might cause. These can include an increased risk of developing a heart attack, blood clot, or breast cancer. Warnings and precautions with Lo Loestrin Fe also apply to women who have certain health conditions, such as depression, gallbladder disease, or diabetes.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Lo Loestrin™ Fe (norethindrone/ethinyl estradiol) if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
  • Have an upcoming surgery
  • Smoke cigarettes
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding.
You should also tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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