Fyavolv Side Effects
What should I watch for?
Visit your health care professional for regular checks on your progress. You should have a complete check-up every 6 months. You will need a regular breast and pelvic exam. You should also discuss the need for regular mammograms with your health care professional, and follow his or her guidelines.
This medicine can make your body retain fluid, making your fingers, hands, or ankles swell. Your blood pressure can go up. Contact your doctor or health care professional if you feel you are retaining fluid.
If you have any reason to think you are pregnant; stop taking this medicine at once and contact your doctor or health care professional.
Tobacco smoking increases the risk of getting a blood clot or having a stroke, especially if you are more than 35 years old. You are strongly advised not to smoke.
If you wear contact lenses and notice visual changes, or if the lenses begin to feel uncomfortable, consult your eye care specialist.
If you are going to have elective surgery, you may need to stop taking this medicine beforehand. Consult your health care professional for advice prior to scheduling the surgery.
Side Effects to watch for
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
- breakthrough bleeding and spotting
- breast enlargement, tenderness, or discharge
- chest pain
- leg, arm, or groin pain
- severe headaches
- stomach or abdominal pain (severe)
- sudden shortness of breath
- swelling of the hands, feet or ankles, or rapid weight gain
- vaginal yeast infection (irritation and white discharge)
- vision or speech problems
- yellowing of the eyes or skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
What may interact with this drug?
Do not take this medicine with the following medication:
This medicine may also interact with the following medications:
- antibiotics or medicines for infections, especially rifampin, rifabutin, rifapentine, and griseofulvin, and possibly penicillins or tetracyclines
- ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
- barbiturates, such as phenobarbital
- grapefruit juice
- hydrocortisone, cortisone
- isoniazid (INH)
- medications for diabetes, including pioglitazone
- medicines for anxiety or sleeping problems, such as diazepam or temazepam
- mineral oil
- ritonavir or other medicines for HIV infection or AIDS
- soy isoflavones supplements
- St. John's wort
- thyroid hormones
- tricyclic antidepressants