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Precautions and Warnings With Ospemifene

If you have a history of cancer, strokes, or heart attacks, ask your healthcare provider if ospemifene can increase your risk for certain complications. In some people, this drug may cause allergic reactions, drug interactions, or other potentially dangerous problems. There are also important precautions with ospemifene for women who are pregnant or nursing, along with warnings for people who have certain allergies.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking ospemifene (Osphena™) if you have:
   
In addition, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Use tobacco products
  • Are overweight
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding.
 
You should also tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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