Ogen Warnings and Precautions
Before you take Ogen, warnings and precautions for the medication should be discussed with your healthcare provider to help ensure a safe treatment process. Tell him or her about any existing medical conditions you have, including diabetes, heart disease, or high cholesterol. You should avoid taking Ogen altogether if you have liver disease, are pregnant, or have a history of breast cancer.
- Cancer (or if you have had cancer in the past)
- A history of heart attack or stroke
- Heart disease
- A history of blood clots
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Congestive heart failure (CHF)
- Yellowing of the whites of the eyes or skin (jaundice) during a prior pregnancy or estrogen use
- Gallbladder disease
- High cholesterol or high triglycerides
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, hepatitis, or liver tumors
- Porphyria (a condition involving problems with certain enzymes in the body)
- Seizures or epilepsy
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or lupus)
- Hepatic hemangioma (a kind of liver tumor)
- Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
- 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
- Smoke cigarettes
- 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.