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Why is there a black box warning for Natazia?

Natazia has a black box warning because it is not recommended for women who are over age 35 and smoke, since it can increase their risk of heart attack, stroke and blood clots. Other birth control pills that, like Natazia, contain a combination of estrogen and progestin pose a similar risk.

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