Side Effects

What side effects may I notice from receiving Ethinyl Estradiol, Norethindrone;Ferrous Fumarate?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:

-allergic reactions such as skin rash or itching, hives, swelling of the lips, mouth, tongue, or throat
-breast tissue changes or discharge
-dark patches of skin on your forehead, cheeks, upper lip, and chin
-high blood pressure
-migraines or severe, sudden headaches
-signs and symptoms of a blood clot such as breathing problems; changes in vision; chest pain; severe, sudden headache; pain, swelling, warmth in the leg; trouble speaking; sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg
-stomach pain
-symptoms of vaginal infection like itching, irritation or unusual discharge
-yellowing of the eyes or skin

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

-breast pain, tenderness
-irregular vaginal bleeding or spotting, particularly during the first month of use
-mild headache
-weight gain (slight)

This list may not describe all possible side effects for Ethinyl Estradiol, Norethindrone;Ferrous Fumarate. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Source: FDA