Side Effects of LoSeasonique
Just like any medicine, LoSeasonique can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the contraceptive will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of LoSeasonique include but are not limited to:
- Irregular or heavy uterine bleeding
- Painful menstrual periods
- Back pain.
(Click LoSeasonique Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking LoSeasonique?
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using this medication if you have:
- A history of blood clots or a clotting disorder
- Chest pain
- A history of 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)
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Cancer (or if you have had cancer in the past)
- An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
- Yellowing of the whites of the eyes or skin (jaundice) during a prior pregnancy or oral contraceptive use
- Gallbladder disease
- High cholesterol
- Unexplained vaginal bleeding
- Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.