Althea Contraindications

cyproterone + ethinylestradiol




Full Prescribing Info
Make sure that the patient is not pregnant before taking Cyproterone Acetate + Ethinylestradiol (ALTHEA). The patient should inform the healthcare provider if the patient has the following conditions before start taking Cyproterone Acetate + Ethinylestradiol (ALTHEA): Impaired liver functions or cholestasis; the Dubin-Johnson or Rotor syndromes; hepatic adenoma; estrogen-dependent neoplasms such as breast or endometrial cancer; cardiovascular disease including previous or current thromboembolic disorders or high risk of them, and arterial disease or multiple risk factors for it; disorders of lipid metabolism; undiagnosed vaginal bleeding; possible pregnancy; history during pregnancy of pruritus or cholestatic jaundice; chorea, herpes gestationis; pemphigoid gestationis; deteriorating otosclerosis; severe or focal migraine.
Cyproterone Acetate + Ethinylestradiol (ALTHEA) is not recommended for pregnant women.
Breastfeeding mothers should not take Cyproterone Acetate + Ethinylestradiol (ALTHEA). This can reduce the volume of breast milk. Breastfeeding women can use progestin-only pills.
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