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Who Should Avoid Safyral?

Who Should Not Use Safyral?

You should avoid Safyral if you:
 
  • Are allergic to it, to drospirenone, to ethinyl estradiol, to levomefolate calcium, or to any of the inactive components used to make the birth control pill. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive components.
     
  • Have liver or kidney disease.
     
  • Have adrenal insufficiency.
     
  • Have a blood clotting disorder that causes you to clot too easily or have ever had a blood clot.
     
  • Have heart disease.
     
  • Have had a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA or "mini-stroke").
     
  • Have problems with your heart valves or heart rhythm that increase your risk of blood clots.
     
  • 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).
     
  • Have migraines (with or without aura) and are over the age of 35.
     
  • Have a history of breast cancer or any other estrogen- or progesterone-sensitive cancer.
     
  • Have undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding.
     
  • Have liver tumors.
     
  • Are pregnant (or think you may be pregnant).
     
  • Are a smoker over the age of 35.
     

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which Safyral 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 these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific safety concerns that may apply to you.
 
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