Suitability For Norgeston


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If you are of good health and you are under the age of 40, you should be able to use Norgeston as a method of contraception. However, the pill should either not be used with some illnesses or conditions or it should be used with caution because the pill can aggravate some illnesses. If the pill poses too much of a risk to your health, you will not be prescribed this form of contraception.

You should not take Norgeston if you have any blood clotting problems. If you have ever experienced blood clots or have suffered conditions such as a heart attack or stroke because of them, you should not use Norgeston. You also should not use the pill if you have heavy vaginal bleeding, cancers that are affected by hormones, severe diabetes, liver tumours, liver disease or if you are allergic to the pills contents.

In some cases, you can use the pill if you attend regular checkups. These are to make sure that the pill is not causing any adverse effects and that your illness is not getting worse because of the pill. You can use the pill with caution if you have ovarian cysts, jaundice, chloasma, pruritis or if you have ever had an ectopic pregnancy. If you notice that your condition is getting worse, you should report your symptoms to your doctor immediately. Also, if you experience any of these conditions for the first time, tell your doctor.

If you have ever had illnesses that have appeared while you were pregnant or become worse during pregnancy, you need to use the pill with caution. You should tell your doctor about your pervious experience whilst pregnant and you will need to tell your doctor if these conditions return whilst you are on the pill.


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