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Who Should Not Use Loestrin?

You should not use Loestrin if you:
 
  • Are allergic to Loestrin, norethindrone, ethinyl estradiol, or any inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive components.

 

  • Have a history of breast cancer or endometrial cancer (cancer of the lining of the uterus).
 
  • Have undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding.
 
  • Have a blood clotting disorder that causes you to clot too easily or have ever had a blood clot.
 
 
 
  • Have had yellow eyes or skin (jaundice) during a prior pregnancy or oral contraceptive use.
 
  • Have liver tumors
 
  • Are pregnant or think you might be pregnant.
     

Loestrin Warnings and Precautions: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which Loestrin should not be used, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before using this form of contraception. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific Loestrin warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
 
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