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Quartette Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Use Quartette?

You should not use Quartette if you:
 
  • Are allergic to it, levonorgestrel, ethinyl estradiol, or any of the inactive components used to make this product. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive components.
     
  • Smoke and are over age 35.
     
  • Have ever had a deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism (blood clot in the lungs).
     
  • Have heart disease or have ever had a heart attack.
 
  • Have had a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA or mini-stroke).
     
  • Have problems with your heart or heart valves that increase your risk for blood clots.
     
  • Have a blood clotting disorder that causes you to clot too easily.
     
  • Have uncontrolled high blood pressure (hypertension).
     
  • Have diabetes that has affected your eyes, kidneys, or blood vessels.
     
  • Have headaches with neurological symptoms, such as migraines with aura, and are over age 35.
     
  • Have liver tumors or liver disease.
     
  • Have undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding.
     
  • Will be having major surgery that will require you to be immobilized for several days.
     
  • Have a history of breast cancer or any other hormone-sensitive cancer.
     
  • Are pregnant or think you might be pregnant.
 

Final Thoughts

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