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There are many precautions and warnings with Lessina to be aware of before starting the birth control pill. Lessina can worsen certain conditions, such as gallbladder disease or depression, so be sure to tell your healthcare provider about any existing conditions you have before using this form of contraceptive. Do not take Lessina if you have heart problems, liver cancer, or a blood clotting disorder.

Lessina: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Lessina® (levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol) is a generic version of Levlite®. You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Lessina if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
  • Smoke cigarettes
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding.
You should also be sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
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