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Who Should Not Take Velivet?

Who Should Not Use Velivet?

You should not use Velivet if you:
 
  • Are allergic to Velivet, desogestrel, 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 diabetes that has affected your eyes, kidneys, or blood vessels.
 
 
  • Have problems with your heart valves.
 
  • Have a blood clotting disorder that causes you to clot too easily or have ever had a blood clot.
 
 
 
  • Will be having major surgery that will require you to be immobilized for several days.
 
  • Have had yellow eyes or skin (jaundice) during a prior pregnancy or oral contraceptive use.
 
  • Have liver tumors or other forms of liver disease.
 
  • Are pregnant or think you might be pregnant.
 
  • Are a heavy smoker (15 or more cigarettes per day) over the age of 35 years old.
     

Precautions and Warnings With Velivet: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which Velivet 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 precautions and warnings with Velivet that may apply to you.
 
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