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Isibloom

Last reviewed on RxList: 5/13/2019
Isibloom Side Effects Center

Last reviewed on RxList 5/13/2019

Isibloom (desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol tablets) are an oral contraceptive indicated for the prevention of pregnancy in women who elect to use oral contraceptives as a method of contraception. Isibloom is available in generic form. Common side effects of Isibloom include:

Cigarette smoking increases the risk of serious cardiovascular side effects from use of oral contraceptives such as Isibloom. Women who use oral contraceptives including Isibloom are strongly advised not to smoke.

To achieve maximum contraceptive effectiveness, Isibloom must be taken exactly as directed and at intervals not exceeding 24 hours. Isibloom may be initiated using either a Sunday start or a Day 1 start. Isibloom may interact with:

Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. Isibloom is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Small amounts of Isibloom pass into breast milk and may cause adverse reactions in nursing infants. Breastfeeding while using Isibloom is not recommended.

Our Isibloom (desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol tablets) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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SIDE EFFECTS

An increased risk of the following serious adverse reactions has been associated with the use of oral contraceptives (see WARNINGS).

There is evidence of an association between the following conditions and the use of oral contraceptives:

  • Mesenteric thrombosis
  • Retinal thrombosis

The following adverse reactions have been reported in patients receiving oral contraceptives and are believed to be drug-related:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Gastrointestinal symptoms (such as abdominal cramps and bloating)
  • Breakthrough bleeding
  • Spotting
  • Change in menstrual flow
  • Amenorrhea
  • Temporary infertility after discontinuation of treatment
  • Edema
  • Melasma which may persist
  • Breast changes: tenderness, enlargement, secretion
  • Change in weight (increase or decrease)
  • Change in cervical erosion and secretion
  • Diminution in lactation when given immediately postpartum
  • Cholestatic jaundice
  • Migraine
  • Allergic reaction, including rash, urticaria, and angioedema
  • Mental depression
  • Reduced tolerance to carbohydrates
  • Vaginal candidiasis
  • Change in corneal curvature (steepening)
  • Intolerance to contact lenses

The following adverse reactions have been reported in users of oral contraceptives and a causal association has been neither confirmed nor refuted:

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Isibloom (Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets)

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