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Who Should Not Use Natazia?

You should not use Natazia if you:
  • Are allergic to Natazia, dienogest, estradiol valerate, or any of the inactive components used to make this contraceptive. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Smoke and are over the age of 35.
  • Have diabetes that has affected your eyes, kidneys, or blood vessels.
  • Have headaches with neurological symptoms (such as migraines with aura).
  • Have any type of migraine and are over the age of 35.
  • Have breast cancer or any other type of estrogen- or progestin-sensitive cancer, now or in the past.
  • Have undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding.
  • Have a blood clotting disorder (that causes you to clot too easily) or have ever had a blood clot or pulmonary embolism.
  • Have heart disease.
  • Have had a heart attack
  • Have had a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA or "mini-stroke").
  • Have problems with your heart valves that increase your risk of blood clots.
  • Have heart rhythm problems that increase your risk of blood clots (such as atrial fibrillation, or "afib"). 
  • Have uncontrolled high blood pressure (hypertension).
  • Have liver tumors or liver disease.
  • Are pregnant (or think you might be pregnant).

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which Natazia should not be taken, along with several safety concerns people should be aware of before taking this contraceptive. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
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