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Who should not take Mircette?

Mircette (desogestrel/ethinyl estradiol) should not be used by certain people. If you are pregnant or have had a baby within four weeks (six weeks if you are breast-feeding), you should not take Mircette. In addition, if you have or have had certain medical conditions, you should not take Mircette. Those conditions include: cardiovascular diseases, such as stroke, blood clots, hypertension, or a heart value disorder; a cancer that is hormone-related, such as breast or uterine cancer; and circulation problems, particularly those caused by diabetes, migraine headaches, jaundice, liver disease, or liver cancer. Finally, Mircette should not be used if you have abnormal vaginal bleeding.

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