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The birth control methods on this web site are safe choices for most women. However, some types of birth control are less safe to use if you have certain health issues, use some medicines, or smoke. Adding this health information will help us steer you toward safe birth control options. Then you can talk to your doctor or health care team to learn more.


If you have lupus, it's best to discuss birth control options with your doctor. Depending on personal health, medicines, and medical history, the copper IUD and birth control with hormones may be safe for some women with lupus, but not safe for others.

If you have gallbladder symptoms or are being treated for gallbladder disease, it’s best to discuss birth control options with your doctor. Some types of birth control are not safe for you to use.

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