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Kelnor Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Use Kelnor?

You should not use Kelnor if you:
  • Are allergic to Kelnor, ethynodiol diacetate, ethinyl estradiol, or any of the inactive components used to make the contraceptive. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive components.
  • Have a history of breast cancer or cancer of the female reproductive organs.
  • Have undiagnosed, abnormal genital bleeding.
  • Have a blood clotting disorder that causes you to clot too easily or have ever had a blood clot.
  • Have had yellowing of the whites of the eyes or skin (jaundice) during a prior pregnancy or oral contraceptive use.
  • Have liver tumors or cancer (or have had such problems in the past).
  • Are pregnant or think you might be pregnant.

Kelnor Warnings and Precautions: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which Kelnor 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 Kelnor warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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