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

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


  • benign tumor of liver cells
  • liver cancer
  • 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
  • Inherited Disorder of Continuing Episodes of Swelling
  • disorder of mental processes due to a brain disease
  • depression
  • migraine headache
  • high blood pressure
  • severe uncontrolled high blood pressure
  • stroke
  • liver problems
  • disease of the gallbladder
  • unspecified lump in breast
  • bleeding not related to menstrual period
  • seizures
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver Problems
  • tobacco smoking
  • mammography abnormal
  • hyperlipoproteinemia
  • excessive fat in the blood
  • porphyria
  • overweight
  • retinal thrombosis
  • heart attack
  • coronary artery disease
  • lung embolism
  • obstruction of a blood vessel by a blood clot
  • blood clot in vein
  • blood clot in a deep vein of the extremities
  • at risk for formation of blood clots
  • visible water retention
  • Bedridden Patient or One Unable to Move Around Freely
  • Neoplasm of Liver


  • Estrogens
  • Progestins

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