Ethinyl estradiol / folic acid / levonorgestrel Side Effects
Applies to ethinyl estradiol / folic acid / levonorgestrel: oral kit
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have:
signs of a stroke--sudden numbness or weakness (especially on one side of the body), sudden severe headache, slurred speech, problems with vision or balance;
signs of a blood clot--chest pain, sudden cough, wheezing, coughing up blood, swelling or warmth in one or both legs;
heart attack symptoms--chest pain or pressure, pain spreading to your jaw or shoulder, nausea, sweating;
a change in the pattern or severity of migraine headaches;
swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet;
symptoms of depression (sleep problems, weakness, tired feeling, mood changes); or
liver problems--nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, tired feeling, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).
Common side effects may include:
light vaginal bleeding or spotting;
problems with contact lenses;
weight gain; or
acne or other skin changes, increased hair growth.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
Not all side effects for ethinyl estradiol / folic acid / levonorgestrel may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
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