What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?
- 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)
- 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
- 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:
- A heavy smoker (smoke 10 or more cigarettes a day)
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
You should also tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.