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How high does your blood pressure have to be before you can't get birth control pills?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: It varies

High blood pressure can lead to stroke which is also a risk while taking the oral contraceptive pill.
Blood pressures over 140/85 to 90 would qualify as elevated and warrant evaluation by your md as to whether to continue or start the pill.

In brief: It varies

High blood pressure can lead to stroke which is also a risk while taking the oral contraceptive pill.
Blood pressures over 140/85 to 90 would qualify as elevated and warrant evaluation by your md as to whether to continue or start the pill.
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