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Hypertension ;42; Effect of the bile acid sequestrant colesevelam on the pharmacokinetics of pioglitazone, repaglinide, estrogen estradiol, norethindrone, levothyroxine, and glyburide. J Clin Pharmacol ; This product like all oral contraceptives is intended to prevent pregnancy. For most women, oral contraceptives are also free of serious or unpleasant side effects. However, forgetting to take pills considerably increases the chances of pregnancy. For the majority of women, oral contraceptives can be taken safely.
But there are some women who are at high risk of developing certain serious diseases that can be life-threatening or may cause temporary or permanent disability. The risks associated with taking oral contraceptives increase significantly if you:. Although cardiovascular disease risks may be increased with oral contraceptive use after age 40 in healthy, non-smoking women even with the newer low-dose formulations , there are also greater potential health risks associated with pregnancy in older women.
You should not take the pill if you suspect you are pregnant or have unexplained vaginal bleeding. Most side effects of the pill are not serious. The most common such effects are nausea, vomiting, bleeding between menstrual periods, weight gain, breast tenderness, headache, and difficulty wearing contact lenses. These side effects, especially nausea and vomiting, may subside within the first three months of use.
The serious side effects of the pill occur very infrequently, especially if you are in good health and are young. However, you should know that the following medical conditions have been associated with or made worse by the pill:. Blood clots in the legs thrombophlebitis or lungs pulmonary embolism , stoppage or rupture of a blood vessel in the brain stroke , blockage of blood vessels in the heart heart attack or angina pectoris or other organs of the body.
As mentioned above, smoking increases the risk of heart attacks and strokes, and subsequent serious medical consequences. In rare cases, oral contraceptives can cause benign but dangerous liver tumors. These benign liver tumors can rupture and cause fatal internal bleeding. In addition, some studies report an increased risk of developing liver cancer.
However, liver cancers are rare. High blood pressure, although blood pressure usually returns to normal when the pill is stopped. The symptoms associated with these serious side effects are discussed in the detailed patient labeling given to you with your supply of pills. Notify your healthcare professional if you notice any unusual physical disturbances while taking the pill.
In addition, drugs such as rifampin, bosentan, as well as some seizure medicines and herbal preparations containing St. John's wort Hypericum perforatum may decrease oral contraceptive effectiveness. This may increase the risk of seizures so your healthcare professional may need to adjust the dose of lamotrigine.
Various studies give conflicting reports on the relationship between breast cancer and oral contraceptive use. Oral contraceptive use may slightly increase your chance of having breast cancer diagnosed, particularly after using hormonal contraceptives at a younger age.
After you stop using hormonal contraceptives, the chances of having breast cancer diagnosed begin to go back down. You should have regular breast examinations by a healthcare professional and examine your own breasts monthly. Tell your healthcare professional if you have a family history of breast cancer or if you have had breast nodules or an abnormal mammogram. Women who currently have or have had breast cancer should not use oral contraceptives because breast cancer is usually a hormone-sensitive tumor.
Some studies have found an increase in the incidence of cancer of the cervix in women who use oral contraceptives. However, this finding may be related to factors other than the use of oral contraceptives. There is insufficient evidence to rule out the possibility that the pill may cause such cancers.
Taking the pill provides some important non-contraceptive benefits. These include less painful menstruation, less menstrual blood loss and anemia, fewer pelvic infections, and fewer cancers of the ovary and the lining of the uterus. Be sure to discuss any medical condition you may have with your healthcare professional.
Your healthcare professional will take a medical and family history before prescribing oral contraceptives and will examine you. The physical examination may be delayed to another time if you request it and the healthcare professional believes that it is a good medical practice to postpone it.
You should be reexamined at least once a year while taking oral contraceptives. The detailed patient information labeling gives you further information which you should read and discuss with your healthcare professional. It does not protect against transmission of HIV AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases such as chlamydia, genital herpes, genital warts, gonorrhea, hepatitis B, and syphilis. If you feel sick to your stomach, do not stop taking the pill.
The problem will usually go away. If it doesn't go away, check with your healthcare professional. On the days you take 2 pills to make up for missed pills, you could also feel a little sick to your stomach. Use a back-up method such as a condom or spermicide until you check with your healthcare professional.
The pill pack has 21 orange "active" pills with hormones to take for 3 weeks, followed by 1 week of white "reminder" pills without hormones. You have a choice of which day to start taking your first pack of pills. Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol tablets are available in a blister card with a tablet dispenser which is preset for a Sunday Start. Day 1 Start stickers are also provided. Decide with your healthcare professional which is the best day for you. Pick a time of day that will be easy to remember.
Pick the day label sticker that starts with the first day of your period this is the day you start bleeding or spotting, even if it is almost midnight when the bleeding begins. Place this day label sticker in the cycle tablet dispenser over the area that has the days of the week starting with Sunday imprinted in the plastic. Note: If the first day of your period is a Sunday, you can skip steps 1 and 2.
Take the first "active" orange pill of the first pack during the first 24 hours of your period. You will not need to use a back-up method of birth control, since you are starting the pill at the beginning of your period. Take the first "active" orange pill of the first pack on the Sunday after your period starts, even if you are still bleeding. If your period begins on Sunday, start the pack that same day. Use another method of birth control such as a condom or spermicide as a back-up method if you have sex anytime from the Sunday you start your first pack until the next Sunday 7 days.
Do not skip pills even if you are spotting or bleeding between monthly periods or feel sick to your stomach nausea. Start the next pack on the day after your last white "reminder" pill. Do not wait any days between packs. Take it as soon as you remember. Take the next pill at your regular time. This means you may take 2 pills in 1 day. You MUST use another birth control method such as a condom or spermicide as a back-up method for those 7 days.
You may not have your period this month but this is expected. However, if you miss your period 2 months in a row, call your doctor or healthcare professional because you might be pregnant. Keep taking 1 pill every day until Sunday. However, if you miss your period 2 months in a row, call your healthcare professional because you might be pregnant. Therefore, please review this labeling carefully. The following oral contraceptive product contains a combination of a progestogen and estrogen, the two kinds of female hormones:.
Each orange tablet contains 0. Each white tablet contains inert ingredients. Any woman who considers using oral contraceptives the birth control pill or the pill should understand the benefits and risks of using this form of birth control. This patient labeling will give you much of the information you will need to make this decision and will also help you determine if you are at risk of developing any of the serious side effects of the pill.
It will tell you how to use the pill properly so that it will be as effective as possible. However, this labeling is not a replacement for a careful discussion between you and your healthcare professional. You should discuss the information provided in this labeling with him or her, both when you first start taking the pill and during your revisits. You should also follow your healthcare professional's advice with regard to regular check-ups while you are on the pill.
Oral contraceptives or "birth control pills" or "the pill" are used to prevent pregnancy and are more effective than most other non-surgical methods of birth control. The chance of becoming pregnant increases with each missed pill during a menstrual cycle. In comparison, typical failure rates for other methods of birth control during the first year of use are as follows:.
Some women should not use the pill. For example, you should not take the pill if you have any of the following conditions:. Tell your healthcare professional if you have ever had any of these conditions. Your healthcare professional can recommend a safer method of birth control. Women with any of these conditions should be checked often by their healthcare professional if they choose to use oral contraceptives.
Blood clots and blockage of blood vessels are one of the most serious side effects of taking oral contraceptives and can cause death or serious disability. Serious blood clots can happen especially if you smoke, are obese, or are older than 35 years of age. Serious blood clots are more likely to happen when you:. In particular, a clot in the legs can cause thrombophlebitis and a clot that travels to the lungs can cause a sudden blocking of the vessel carrying blood to the lungs.
The risks of these side effects may be greater with desogestrel-containing oral contraceptives, such as Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol tablets, than with certain other low-dose pills. Rarely, clots occur in the blood vessels of the eye and may cause blindness, double vision, or impaired vision. If you take oral contraceptives and need elective surgery, need to stay in bed for a prolonged illness or injury or have recently delivered a baby, you may be at risk of developing blood clots.
You should consult your healthcare professional about stopping oral contraceptives three to four weeks before surgery and not taking oral contraceptives for two weeks after surgery or during bed rest. You should also not take oral contraceptives soon after delivery of a baby. It is advisable to wait for at least four weeks after delivery if you are not breastfeeding. If you are breastfeeding, you should wait until you have weaned your child before using the pill.
See also the section on Breastfeeding in General Precautions. The risk of circulatory disease in oral contraceptive users may be higher in users of high-dose pills. The risk of venous thromboembolic disease associated with oral contraceptives does not increase with length of use and disappears after pill use is stopped.
The risk of abnormal blood clotting increases with age in both users and nonusers of oral contraceptives, but the increased risk from the oral contraceptive appears to be present at all ages. For women aged 20 to 44 it is estimated that about 1 in 2, using oral contraceptives will be hospitalized each year because of abnormal clotting. Among nonusers in the same age group, about 1 in 20, would be hospitalized each year.
For oral contraceptive users in general, it has been estimated that in women between the ages of 15 and 34 the risk of death due to a circulatory disorder is about 1 in 12, per year, whereas for nonusers the rate is about 1 in 50, per year. In the age group 35 to 44, the risk is estimated to be about 1 in 2, per year for oral contraceptive users and about 1 in 10, per year for nonusers.
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