Evamist Warnings and Precautions
You may not be able to safely take Evamist if you have certain health conditions, such as diabetes, endometriosis, or epilepsy, as Evamist can make these conditions worse. Evamist may also increase the risk of certain health conditions, such as breast cancer, dementia, and gallbladder disease. Other Evamist warnings and precautions include watching out for potential drug interactions and the safety of using the drug when pregnant or breastfeeding.
Evamist: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Evamist® (estradiol transdermal spray) if you have:
- Heart problems of any kind
- Cancer (or a history of cancer)
- Had a stroke or blood clot
- 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 allergies to drugs, foods, preservatives, or dyes.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Have an upcoming surgery
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
- Are breastfeeding.
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.