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Necon Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Use Necon?

You should not use Necon if you:
  • Are allergic to Necon, norethindrone, 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 endometrial cancer (cancer of the lining of the uterus).
  • 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 problems with your heart valves that increase your risk of blood clots.
  • Have diabetes that has affected your eyes, kidneys, or blood vessels.
  • Have an upcoming major surgery that will require you to be immobilized for several days.
  • Have had yellowing of the whites of the eyes or skin (jaundice) during a prior pregnancy or oral contraceptive use.
  • Have liver disease.
  • Are pregnant or think you might be pregnant.

Necon Warnings and Precautions: Final Thoughts

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