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SIDE EFFECTS: Nausea, diarrhea, flushing, and fever may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor promptly. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur: headache, stomach/pelvic pain, cramps, coughing, chills, breast tenderness, muscle aches. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: unusual vaginal bleeding or discharge, muscle stiffness, weakness, drowsiness, dizziness. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these highly unlikely but very serious side effects occur: trouble breathing, trouble swallowing, unusually fast or slow pulse, mental/mood changes, vision changes. If you notice any other effects not listed above, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: lung problems or trouble breathing (e.g., asthma), high or low blood pressure, kidney or heart problems, bleeding problems, seizures, anemia, pelvic infection, uterus problems, diabetes, liver problems (e.g., jaundice), any allergies. Limit the use of alcohol, as it may aggravate certain side effects of this medication (e.g., dizziness, drowsiness). Use caution when performing tasks requiring alertness (e.g., driving). This medication should only be used during pregnancy to end the pregnancy (resulting in fetal death - See Uses section). Consult your doctor for more details. It is not known whether this drug is excreted into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription medication you may use, especially: "blood thinners" (e.g., heparin, warfarin), oxytocin. Tell your doctor if you are taking any medicine that causes drowsiness, such as: medicine for sleep, sedatives, tranquilizers, anti-anxiety drugs, narcotic pain relievers (e.g., codeine, morphine), psychiatric medicines, anti-seizure drugs, muscle relaxants, certain antihistamines (e.g., diphenhydramine).
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