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Nortrel

Side Effects

As with any medicine, Nortrel 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 birth control pills include, but are not limited to:
  • Breakthrough bleeding or spotting (between periods)
  • Nausea, with or without vomiting
  • Breast tenderness
  • Acne
  • Headaches.
(Click Nortrel Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)

Drug Interactions With Nortrel

Nortrel can interact with several other medications (see Nortrel Drug Interactions).

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking It?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using this medicine if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Nortrel Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take this contraceptive.)
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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