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Mifepristone

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
  • Liver disease, such as cirrhosis, liver failure, or hepatitis
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Been taking medicines known as corticosteroids for other serious medical problems
  • Had an organ transplant
  • Problems with your adrenal glands
  • An intrauterine device (IUD) in place
  • A bleeding disorder
  • Unexplained vaginal bleeding
  • Cancer of the lining of the uterus (endometrial cancer)
  • Porphyria (an inherited disorder that affects the nervous system and skin)
  • Anemia
  • Overgrowth or thickening of the lining of the uterus (endometrial hyperplasia)
  • Low levels of potassium in your blood
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia) called QT prolongation
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Lung disease
  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid problems, such as an under- or overactive thyroid (hyper- or hypothyroidism)
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Mifepristone to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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