Reviewing Cenestin With Your Healthcare Provider
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Cenestin if you have:
- Cancer (or if you have had cancer in the past)
- Unexplained vaginal bleeding
- A history of heart attack or stroke
- Heart disease
- A history of blood clots
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Gallbladder disease
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, hepatitis, or liver tumors
- Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
- Congestive heart failure (CHF)
- An underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism)
- A history of jaundice (yellowing of the whites of the eyes or skin) during a prior pregnancy or estrogen use
- High cholesterol
- Low calcium levels in the blood (hypocalcemia)
- Any allergies, including allergies to drugs, foods, preservatives, or dyes.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Have an upcoming surgery
- Smoke cigarettes
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Cenestin and Pregnancy)
- Are breastfeeding (see Cenestin and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Cenestin Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)