Using Mautic to send transactional emails

Hey all

We have created a solution where we create our transactional emails within Mautic too then use the REST api to send them immediately on request. However, if a user has unsubscribed from our emails the email isn’t sent. Is there another other solution to this problem than

  1. Check if user has unsubscribed
  2. If yes,
  3. Send transactional email
  4. Then