The most common side effects associated with Alesse are:
changes in body weight
Less common side effects include:
changes in libido
Side effects occurrence does not only depend on the medication you are taking, but also on your overall health and other factors.
Do not take Triquilar® if you are allergic to its components.
Do not take Triquilar® if you are using another oral contraception.
Do not take Triquilar® if you are pregnant, plan to have a baby, or during lactation.
Do not take Triquilar® if you suffer from or have a history of jaundice; liver disease; stroke; breast, liver or uterine cancer; unusual vaginal bleeding; blood clot; heart valve disorder; problems with circulation; severe high blood pressure.
Do not smoke while taking Triquilar® because it can cause heart attack, stroke or blood clots.
Triquilar® can make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. So, try to protect your skin.
Do not take Triquilar® if you are taking antibiotics: amoxicillin (e.g., Augmentin), ampicillin (e.g., Omnipen), doxycycline (e.g., Vibramycin, Doryx), griseofulvin (e.g., Grifulvin V, Fulvicin PG, Grisactin), minocycline (e.g., Minocin), penicillin (e.g., Bicillin, Veetids, Pen-Vee K), rifampin (e.g., Rifadin), rifabutin (e.g., Mycobutin), tetracycline (e.g., Robitet, Sumycin, Achromycin).
Do not take Triquilar® if you are also taking barbiturates: barbiturate (e.g., Amytal), butabarbital (e.g., Butisol), mephobarbital (e.g., Mebaral), secobarbital (e.g., Seconal) or phenobarbital (e.g., Solfoton, Luminal).
Do not take Triquilar® if you are also taking ascorbic acid (e.g., Vitamin C) or acetaminophen (e.g., Tylenol).
Do not take Triquilar® if you are also taking HIV medicines: amprenavir (e.g., Agenerase), atazanavir (e.g., Reyataz), tipranavir (e.g., Aptivus), indinavir (e.g., Crixivan), saquinavir (e.g., Invirase), ritonavir (e.g., Kaletra), fosamprenavir (e.g., Lexiva), ritonavir (e.g., Norvir) or nelfinavir (e.g., Viracept).
Do not take Triquilar® if you are also taking phenylbutazone (e.g., Butazolidin, Azolid).
Do not take Triquilar® if you are also taking seizure medicines: phenytoin (e.g., Dilantin), carbamazepine (e.g., Tegretol), felbamate (e.g., Felbatol), oxcarbazepine (e.g., Trileptal), topiramate (e.g., Topamax), or primidone (e.g., Mysoline).
Do not take Triquilar® if you are also taking St. John's Wort.
Be careful with Triquilar® if you suffer from or have a history of asthma, chest pain, heart condition, gallbladder or fibrocystic breast diseases, irregular menstrual periods, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, lumps, nodules, congestive heart failure, diabetes, epilepsy, depression.
Be careful with Triquilar® if you are going to have a surgery (dental or other).
Do not consume alcohol while taking Triquilar®, as it may cause excessive drowsiness, calmness, minor side effects.
Triquilar® doesn't protect you and your partner from sexually transmitted diseases (HIV and the others). Keep Triquilar® away from children and don't give it to other people for using.
Do not stop taking Triquilar® suddenly.