Who should not take Norelgestromin-Eth Estradiol Patch, Transdermal Weekly?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • breast cancer
  • family history of breast cancer
  • cancer in the lining of the uterus
  • tumor that is dependent on estrogen for growth
  • diabetes
  • high cholesterol
  • high amount of triglyceride in the blood
  • hepatic porphyria
  • deficiency of anti-clotting agents
  • a migraine headache
  • high blood pressure
  • a heart attack
  • coronary artery disease
  • heart valve disease
  • a stroke
  • obstruction of a blood vessel by a blood clot
  • a blood clot
  • blood clot in a deep vein of the extremities
  • at risk for formation of blood clots
  • liver problems
  • disease of the gallbladder
  • a lump in the breast
  • abnormal bleeding from the uterus
  • seizures
  • tobacco smoking
  • increased cardiovascular event risk
  • mammography abnormal
  • protein C deficiency disease
  • excessive fat in the blood
  • porphyria
  • overweight
  • depression
  • a clot in the small veins that carry blood to or from the retina of the eye
  • a clot in the lung
  • thrombophlebitis
  • an inflamed vein due to a blood clot
  • visible water retention
  • bedridden patient or one unable to move around freely
  • a liver tumor


  • Estrogens
  • Progestins

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