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Is it safe for my wife to smoke while she's taking Cyclessa?

It is not safe for your wife to smoke while taking Cyclessa. Taking birth control pills like Cyclessa that contain hormones can increase your wife's risk of blood clots, stroke or heart attack. Smoking makes that risk even higher, especially if she is older than 35. Talk with your wife's doctor or pharmacist about the risks of using this and other methods of birth control.

 

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