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Lybrel Warnings and Precautions

Prior to taking Lybrel, warning and precautions of the contraceptive should be reviewed with your healthcare provider. For instance, Lybrel can make certain medical conditions (such as gallbladder disease, depression, and high blood pressure) worse, so it is important to tell your healthcare provider about any existing health conditions you may have. Also, warnings and precautions of Lybrel extend to people with certain allergies and women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Lybrel: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Lybrel™ (levonorgestrel/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.
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medication you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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