What may interact with Ethinyl Estradiol, Norethindrone;Ferrous Fumarate?

Do not take this medicine with the following medication:

-dasabuvir; ombitasvir; paritaprevir; ritonavir
-ombitasvir; paritaprevir; ritonavir
This medicine may also interact with the following medications:

-antibiotics or medicines for infections, especially rifampin, rifabutin, rifapentine, and griseofulvin, and possibly penicillins or tetracyclines
-ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
-barbiturate medicines, such as phenobarbital
-grapefruit juice
-medicines for anxiety or sleeping problems, such as diazepam or temazepam
-medicines for diabetes, including pioglitazone
-mineral oil
-ritonavir or other medicines for HIV infection or AIDS
-soy isoflavones supplements
-St. John''s wort
-tamoxifen or raloxifene
-thyroid hormones

What should I tell my health care provider before I take Ethinyl Estradiol, Norethindrone;Ferrous Fumarate?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:

-abnormal vaginal bleeding
-blood vessel disease or blood clots
-breast, cervical, endometrial, ovarian, liver, or uterine cancer
-gallbladder disease
-having surgery
-heart disease or recent heart attack
-high blood pressure
-high cholesterol or triglycerides
-history of irregular heartbeat or heart valve problems
-kidney disease
-liver disease
-migraine headaches
-protein C deficiency
-protein S deficiency
-recently had a baby, miscarriage, or abortion
-systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
-tobacco smoker
-an unusual or allergic reaction to estrogens, progestins, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
-pregnant or trying to get pregnant

What should I watch for while using Ethinyl Estradiol, Norethindrone;Ferrous Fumarate?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. You will need a regular breast and pelvic exam and Pap smear while on this medicine.
Use an additional method of contraception during the first cycle that you take these tablets.
If you have any reason to think you are pregnant, stop taking this medicine right away and contact your doctor or health care professional.
If you are taking this medicine for hormone related problems, it may take several cycles of use to see improvement in your condition.
Smoking increases the risk of getting a blood clot or having a stroke while you are taking birth control pills, especially if you are more than 35 years old. You are strongly advised not to smoke.
This medicine can make your body retain fluid, making your fingers, hands, or ankles swell. Your blood pressure can go up. Contact your doctor or health care professional if you feel you are retaining fluid.
This medicine can make you more sensitive to the sun. Keep out of the sun. If you cannot avoid being in the sun, wear protective clothing and use sunscreen. Do not use sun lamps or tanning beds/booths.
If you wear contact lenses and notice visual changes, or if the lenses begin to feel uncomfortable, consult your eye care specialist.
In some women, tenderness, swelling, or minor bleeding of the gums may occur. Notify your dentist if this happens. Brushing and flossing your teeth regularly may help limit this. See your dentist regularly and inform your dentist of the medicines you are taking.
If you are going to have elective surgery, you may need to stop taking this medicine before the surgery. Consult your health care professional for advice.
This medicine does not protect you against HIV infection (AIDS) or any other sexually transmitted diseases.

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.