Precautions

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

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

If your condition does not improve within 8 weeks, or if it become worse, check with your doctor.

Using this medicine while you are pregnant can harm your unborn baby. Use an effective form of birth control to keep from getting pregnant during treatment with this medicine. If you think you have become pregnant while using this medicine, tell your doctor right away.

Your blood pressure might get too high while you are using this medicine. This may cause headaches, dizziness, or blurred vision. You might need to measure your blood pressure at home. If you think your blood pressure is too high, call your doctor right away.

This medicine may cause darkening of the skin on the face, gums, or breasts, especially in patients with darker skin and daily use. Talk to your doctor if you have concerns about any skin changes.

Nausea may occur after first using bremelanotide, which may last for 2 hours or more. Your doctor may give you an anti-emetic medicine for this. Check with your doctor right away if the nausea is severe or continuing.

Do not take other medicines unless they have been discussed with your doctor. This includes prescription or nonprescription (over-the-counter [OTC]) medicines and herbal or vitamin supplements.