IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION about
Loestrin® 24 Fe: Oral contraceptives
are not for everybody. Most side effects are not serious and those that are occur
infrequently. Serious risks, which can be life threatening, include blood clots,
stroke and heart attacks, and are increased if you smoke cigarettes.
Cigarette smoking increases the risk of serious cardiovascular side effects, especially
if you’re over 35. Women who use oral contraceptives should not smoke. Some women should not use the Pill, including women who
have or have had blood clots, certain cancers, a history of heart attack or stroke,
as well as those who are or may be pregnant. Oral contraceptives do not protect
against HIV infection (AIDS) and other sexually transmitted diseases.
For further safety and other information about Loestrin® 24 Fe, please see the Loestrin®
24 Fe Full Prescribing Information, which includes the
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit
www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Loestrin® is a registered trademark of Warner Chilcott Company, LLC.