Alesse 28 Tablets (levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol tablets)
Detailed View: Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) -- January 2008
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PATIENT PACKAGE INSERT:DETAILED PATIENT LABELING
Venous Thrombosis and Thromboembolism
...Since the immediate postpartum period is also associated with an increased risk of thromboembolism, oral contraceptives should be started no earlier than four weeks after delivery in women who elect not to breast-feed or after a midtrimester pregnancy termination.
Carcinoma of the Reproductive Organs and Breasts
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