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- Advise patients to discontinue LYSODREN in the case of shock or severe trauma and contact their healthcare provider immediately.
- Advise patients to tell their healthcare provider of any planned surgeries.
- Advise females of reproductive potential of the potential risk to a fetus and to inform their healthcare provider of a known or suspected pregnancy [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS and Use in Specific Populations].
- Advise females of reproductive potential to use effective contraception during treatment and after discontinuation of treatment for as long as instructed by their healthcare provider [see Use in Specific Populations].
- Advise females who are nursing not to breastfeed during treatment with LYSODREN [see Use In Specific Populations].
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/28/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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