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Frequently Asked Questions
Do not use birth control pills if you are pregnant or if you have recently had a baby.
You should not use birth control pills if you have: uncontrolled high blood pressure, heart disease, coronary artery disease, circulation problems (especially with diabetes), undiagnosed vaginal bleeding, liver disease or liver cancer, severe migraine headaches, if you also take certain hepatitis C medication, if you will have major surgery, if you smoke and are over 35, or if you have ever had a heart attack, a stroke, a blood clot, jaundice caused by pregnancy or birth control pills, or cancer of the breast, uterus/cervix, or vagina.
Taking birth control pills can increase your risk of blood clots, stroke, or heart attack.
Smoking can greatly increase your risk of blood clots, stroke, or heart attack. You should not take this medicine if you smoke and are over 35 years old.
|Brand Name Examples||Supplied As||Strength|
|Afirmelle||tablet||20 mcg-100 mcg|
|Amethyst||tablet||20 mcg-90 mcg|
|Aubra||tablet||20 mcg-100 mcg|
|Aubra EQ||tablet||20 mcg-100 mcg|
|Aviane||tablet||20 mcg-100 mcg|
|Delyla||tablet||20 mcg-100 mcg|
|Falmina||tablet||20 mcg-100 mcg|
|Larissia||tablet||20 mcg-100 mcg|
|Lessina||tablet||20 mcg-100 mcg|
|Lutera||tablet||20 mcg-100 mcg|
|Orsythia||tablet||20 mcg-100 mcg|
|Sronyx||tablet||20 mcg-100 mcg|
|Vienva||tablet||20 mcg-100 mcg|
|Generic Examples||Supplied As||Strength|
|Ethinyl Estradiol-Levonorgestrel||tablet||20 mcg-100 mcg20 mcg-90 mcg30 mcg-0.15 mgbiphasic extended cycleextended cycle 30 mcg-0.15 mglow dose biphasic extended cyclequadriphasic extended cycletriphasic|