Nortrel Warnings and Precautions

Before starting Nortrel, warnings and precautions of the birth control pill should be reviewed with your healthcare provider. For instance, you should be aware that Nortrel can make certain health conditions worse, such as depression, high blood pressure, and gallbladder disease. Nortrel warnings and precautions also apply to people who have certain allergies and to women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Nortrel: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider before taking Nortrel® (norethindrone and ethinyl estradiol) if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
  • Are over 35 years old
  • Smoke cigarettes
  • Have an upcoming surgery
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding.
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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