What should the nurse educate a teenage girl on as they start their new birthcontrol pills Ethinyl Estradiol and Norgestrel?

 

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- Do not smoke

- No need to use condoms

- Take the pill everyday at the same time

- Can cause headaches

- Can cause gynecomastia

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Ethinyl Estradiol and Norgestrel should be taken at the same time everyday, she should still use condoms to protect against STDs, smoking can increase the risk of blood clots leading to PE, Stroke, or MI, and side effects include headache, dizziness, nausea, as well as some spotting (vaginal bleeding).

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