Necon Warnings and Precautions
Talk to your healthcare provider about Necon warnings and precautions before you start taking it. For example, you should be aware of potential drug interactions, the safety of using it when pregnant or breastfeeding, and the increased risk of developing a heart attack, stroke, or blood clot. Necon warnings and precautions also apply to women who have certain health conditions, such as heart disease or a blood clotting disorder.
You should talk with your healthcare provider before taking Necon® if you have:
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
- Cancer (or if you have had cancer in the past)
- Undiagnosed vaginal bleeding
- Heart disease
- A history of heart attack or stroke
- A history of blood clots or a clotting disorder
- Chest pain
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Yellowing of the whites of the eyes or skin (jaundice) during a prior pregnancy or oral contraceptive use
- High cholesterol
- Gallbladder disease
- Any allergies, including allergies to dyes, foods, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Have an upcoming surgery
- Are over 35 years old
- Smoke cigarettes
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
- Are breastfeeding.
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.