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Precautions and Warnings With Ospemifene

Who Should Not Take Ospemifene?

You should not take ospemifene if you:
 
  • Have unexplained, abnormal vaginal bleeding.
     
  • Have an estrogen-dependent cancer.
     
  • Have a blood clot or have had one in the past.
     
  • Have had a stroke or heart attack.
     
  • Are or may become pregnant.
     
  • Are allergic to Osphena, ospemifene, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
 

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which ospemifene should not be used, along with several warnings and precautions people should be aware of before using it. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific safety concerns that may apply to you.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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