nafarelin acetate spray - nasal, Synarel (cont.)
PRECAUTIONS: Before using nafarelin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to GnRH or other GnRH-like hormones (e.g., leuprolide); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: unexplained abnormal vaginal bleeding.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: smoking, daily alcohol use, bone loss (osteoporosis) or family history of osteoporosis, polycystic ovarian disease, high cholesterol/triglyceride levels.This medication must not be used during pregnancy. It may harm an unborn baby. Consult your doctor for more details and to discuss reliable forms of birth control. Women should start this medication between days 2 and 4 of their period. Although periods and the release of eggs (ovulation) may stop while you are taking this drug, this should not be considered a reliable form of birth control. It is recommended that men and women using this medication use two effective non-hormonal forms of birth control (e.g., condoms and diaphragm with spermicide) while taking this medication. Consult your doctor.It is not known if this medication passes into breast milk. Because of the potential risk to the infant, breast-feeding is not recommended while using this drug. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: See also How to Use section.Your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor or pharmacist first.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: estrogens, birth control pills, medications that can cause bone loss (e.g., corticosteroids such as prednisone).This medication may interfere with certain laboratory tests (including tests for pituitary gonadotropic and gonadal functions), possibly causing false test results. Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know you use this drug.This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.
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