Reviewing Evamist With Your Healthcare Provider
Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderYou should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Evamist if you have:
- Heart problems of any kind
- Cancer (or a history of cancer)
- A history of stroke or blood clots
- High blood pressure (hypertension), high cholesterol, or high triglycerides
- Had yellowing of the whites of the eyes or skin (jaundice) during a prior pregnancy or estrogen use
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or lupus)
- Porphyria (a condition involving problems with certain enzymes in the body)
- Seizures or epilepsy
- Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
- Gallbladder disease
- Hepatic hemangioma (a kind of liver tumor)
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, hepatitis, or liver tumors
- An underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism)
- Unexplained vaginal bleeding
- Any allergies, including 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 Evamist and Pregnancy)
- Are breastfeeding (see Evamist 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 Evamist Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)