ESTRADIOL/MEDROXYPROGESTERONE SUSPENSION-INJECTION, Lunelle (cont.)
SIDE EFFECTS: Irregular vaginal bleeding (e.g., decreased, breakthrough, prolonged bleeding), weight gain, headache, nausea, acne, or breast tenderness 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: stomach pain, swelling, mental/mood disorders, dizziness. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely, but serious side effects occur: vision problems, increased urination, weight loss, vaginal changes (e.g., infection, cervical changes). Tell your doctor immediately if any of these highly unlikely but very serious side effects occur: leg pain, chest pain, trouble breathing, severe headache, one-sided weakness, yellowing of the eyes and skin. An allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: tobacco (smoking) use, blood circulation problems (e.g., blood clots in the legs), stroke, heart disease, abnormal vaginal bleeding not diagnosed by your doctor, liver disease, cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes, headache problems (e.g., migraines), gallbladder disease, high cholesterol or triglyceride levels in your blood (e.g., blood lipids), eye problems or if you wear contact lenses, epilepsy, depression, any allergies. If you will be having surgery, be confined to a chair or bed for a long period of time (e.g., a long plane flight), or have recently delivered a baby, notify your doctor beforehand. Special precautions may need to be taken in these circumstances while you are taking this drug. This medication must not be used during pregnancy. If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, inform your doctor immediately. This medication passes into breast milk and may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
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