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Indication

Levonorgestrel - ethinyl Estradiol is a progestin (levonorgestrel) and estrogen (ethinyl estradiol) combination birth control pill used to prevent pregnancy. The ingredients of Alesse primarily work by preventing ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary). Alesse also causes changes in the mucus of the cervix, which make it difficult for sperm to penetrate and for an egg to implant. Most bran...More on alesse indication

Drospirenone - ethinyl Estradiol is a progestin (drospirenone) and estrogen (ethinyl estradiol) combination birth control pill used to prevent pregnancy. Yaz works by preventing ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary) and by causing changes in the mucus of the cervix (making it difficult for sperm to penetrate into the uterus) and in the endometrium (making it difficult for an egg to impla...More on yaz indication

Side Effects

Many medications can cause side effects. A side effect is an unwanted response to a medication when it is taken in normal doses. Side effects can be mild or severe, temporary or permanent. The side effects listed below are not experienced by everyone who takes Alesse. If you are concerned about side effects, discuss the risks and benefits of Alesse with your doctor. The following side effects have...More on alesse side effects

Many medications can cause side effects. A side effect is an unwanted response to a medication when it is taken in normal doses. Side effects can be mild or severe, temporary or permanent. The side effects listed below are not experienced by everyone who takes Yaz. If you are concerned about side effects, discuss the risks and benefits of Yaz with your doctor. The following side effects have be...More on yaz side effects

Contraindications

Do not take Alesse if you: are allergic to levonorgestrel, ethinyl estradiol, or any ingredients of the medication are or may be pregnant have or have had migraine Headaches with auras have Blood Clots or have a history of developing blood clots in the blood vessels have active liver disease or decreased liver function have any eye lesion resulting from blood vessel disease of the eye, such...More on alesse contraindications

Do not take Yaz if you: are allergic to drospirenone, ethinyl estradiol, or any ingredients of Yaz are or may be pregnant have active liver disease have any eye damage resulting from vascular (blood vessel) disease of the eye, such as partial or complete loss of vision or defect in visual fields have had a Heart Attack have had jaundice (yellowing of skin) with pregnancy or with prior pill...More on yaz contraindications

Precautions

There may be an interaction between levonorgestrel - ethinyl estradiol and any of the following: Acetaminophen acitretin Adapalene alcohol ampicillin Amiodarone Anastrozole antacids Apixaban Aprepitant Aripiprazole Asa (acetylsalicylic acid) Atorvastatin "azole" antifungals (e.g., itraconazole, ketoconazole, Voriconazole) barbiturates (e.g., butalbital, pentobarbital Phen...More on alesse precautions

There may be an interaction between drospirenone - ethinyl estradiol and any of the following: Anastrozole angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors (e.g., Ramipril, Lisinopril, or Enalapril) angiotensin-II receptor blockers (e.g., candesartan, losartan) antacids (when taken within 2 hours of the medication) antibiotics (e.g., ampicillin, chloramphenicol, cotrimoxazole, erythromycin, Me...More on yaz precautions

Warnings

Before you begin taking a medication, be sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions or Allergies you may have, any medications you are taking, whether you are pregnant or breast-feeding, and any other significant facts about your health. These factors may affect how you should take Alesse. Blood clots: Alesse may increase the chance of developing blood clots. If you have a history of dev...More on alesse warnings

Before you begin taking a medication, be sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions or Allergies you may have, any medications you are taking, whether you are pregnant or breast-feeding, and any other significant facts about your health. These factors may affect how you should take Yaz. Blood clots: All hormonal contraceptives can increase the risk of developing blood clots. Some studies...More on yaz warnings

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