Who is Suitable for Binovum?

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There are a number of factors that may affect you medically which mean that you are not suitable to use Binovum. This may be because the pill could aggravate your medical condition or by taking the pill and having the factors, you are more likely to be at risk of having the diseases associated with the pill.  Usually, you need to be of good health, under the age of 40 and have no underlying medical condition that could be affected by the pill in order to use Binovum.

Who is unsuitable?

You will not be prescribed Binovum if you have or have had breast or liver cancer, have heart problems such as heart failure, have high blood pressure, smoke, have a history of blood clots, have diabetes, have had liver disease, experience migraines or have a disease cause systemic lupus erthematosus. Also, if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in Binovum, you will be recommended another form of contraception.  Binovum does contain lactose so if you are lactose intolerant, you must inform your doctor.

Using Binovum with caution

You are able to use Binovum if you have the following conditions, but only if you attend regular check ups and you may have a special care plan made in order to stop your pre existing conditions from becoming aggravated.

If you have high blood pressure problems or any circulatory problems, porphyrias, gall bladder problems, diabetes, migraines or brown patches on the skin called Chloasma, the pill may aggravate your condition. You should still be allowed to use Binovum, but you will need to report any change in symptoms to your doctor immediately.

Also, if you smoke or are severely overweight, these two factors can increase your risk of getting cancers or blood clots and you are not normally recommended to use the pill. The doctor will make an informed decision based on your circumstances, to decide whether the pill could be a risk to your health.

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