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Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 
  • Liver disease, such as cirrhosis, liver failure, or hepatitis
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Been taking medicines known as corticosteroids for other serious medical problems
  • Had an organ transplant
  • Bleeding problems
  • Unexplained vaginal bleeding
  • Cancer of the lining of the uterus (endometrial cancer)
  • Overgrowth or thickening of the lining of the uterus (endometrial hyperplasia)
  • Low levels of potassium in your blood
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia) called QT prolongation
  • Heart disease
  • Thyroid problems, such as an underactive or overactive thyroid (hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism)
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Korlym Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

What If I Take an Overdose of Korlym?

It is not entirely known what to expect from an overdose with this medicine. Seek immediate medical attention if you take too much Korlym.
 
(Click Korlym Overdose for more information.)
 
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