Ovranette Suitability


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Ovranette is a medication that cannot be taken by everyone. This form of contraception may aggravate some conditions and as it is linked to some diseases, if you have certain risk factors, the pill can be a threat to your health. The doctor will assess your current medical condition and decide whether or not you are suitable for the pill. You will either be suitable, unsuitable or allowed to use the pill with caution.

Who is unsuitable?

You will not be prescribed the contraceptive pill if you have any of the following medical conditions. If you have blood-clotting problems, vaginal bleeding, high levels of fat in your blood or you have a family member that has blood clots, you will not be able to use the pill. The pill can increase the risk of blood clots so it poses a higher risk to your health. You also shouldn’t use the pill if you have liver disease, jaundice, pruritis, otosclerosis, systemic lupus erthematosus or excessive thickening of the lining of the womb. Also, if you have had a cancer that is affected by sex hormones such as breast, cervical, womb or vaginal cancer, you will not be suitable for the pill.  If you are allergic to any of the ingredients then you will not be prescribed Ovranette.

Using the pill with caution

In some circumstances, you can use Ovranette as a method of contraception, providing it is used with caution. You will have to attend regular checkups to make sure that the pill is not aggravating your illness or causing any adverse effects on your body. You can use Ovranette if you have sickle cell disease, fibroids, kidney problems, epilepsy, heart problems, diabetes, chloasma, depression, multiple sclerosis, varicose veins, poryphryia, asthma or tetany. If you notice that some symptoms of your illness have gotten worse or you experience any of these conditions for the first time, contact your doctor.

You can also use the pill with caution if you had illnesses that were made worse by pregnancy. If this is the case and these illnesses return or become aggravated, you may have to stop using Ovranette.


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