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Mifeprex Warnings and Precautions

Women who have been taking corticosteroids for a long time or who have a bleeding disorder should not take Mifeprex. Safety warnings associated with this drug include taking precautions against potentially serious complications, such as serious infections and dangerous bleeding that may occur in some cases. It is important to be aware of these and other problems that may require immediate medical treatment.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Mifeprex® (mifepristone) if you have:
 
  • Liver disease, such as cirrhosis, liver failure, or hepatitis
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Problems with your adrenal glands
  • An intrauterine device (IUD) in place
  • A bleeding disorder
  • Porphyria (an inherited disorder that affects the nervous system and skin)
  • Anemia
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Lung disease
  • Diabetes
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
  • A heavy smoker (smoke 10 or more cigarettes a day)
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (if you will be taking Mifeprex for an off-label use)
  • Breastfeeding.
 
You should also tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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