Precautions

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It is very important that your doctor check your progress at regular visits to make sure that the medicine is working properly. Blood tests may be needed to check for unwanted effects.

Using this medicine while you are pregnant can harm your unborn baby. If you are a woman who can bear children, your doctor may give you a pregnancy test 7 days before you start using this medicine to make sure you are not pregnant. Use a highly effective form of birth control to keep from getting pregnant during treatment and for 1 year after your last dose. If you think you have become pregnant while using the medicine, tell your doctor right away.

This medicine may increase your risk of bleeding. This is more likely to occur if you have bleeding problems or taking a blood thinner (eg, warfarin). Tell your doctor right away if you have unusual bleeding or bruising after receiving this medicine.

This medicine may cause you to have bleeding from the vagina, especially when you first start using it. If the bleeding continues or is bothersome, check with your doctor right away.

Tell your doctor if you have numbness, tingling, or weakness in your legs after receiving this medicine.

Before you have any medical tests, tell the medical doctor in charge that you are using this medicine. The results of some tests (eg, serum estradiol) may be affected by this medicine.

Talk with your doctor before using this medicine if you plan to have children. Some men and women who use this medicine have become infertile (unable to have children).

Cancer medicines can cause nausea or vomiting, even after receiving medicines to prevent it. If you have nausea and vomiting after receiving this medicine, talk to your doctor or nurse about ways to control these effects.