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Ovcon Warnings and Precautions

It is a good idea to talk to your healthcare provider about Ovcon warnings and precautions before you start taking this birth control pill. For example, you should be aware that this form of contraception increases the risk of heart attacks, strokes, and blood clots. Ovcon warnings and precautions also apply to women who have certain health conditions, such as heart disease or a blood clotting disorder.

Ovcon: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Ovcon® (norethindrone/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 medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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