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Who Should Not Take Korlym?You should not take Korlym if you:
- Are pregnant.
- Are a woman of childbearing potential and not using birth control.
- Need to take medications known as corticosteroids for serious medical conditions (see Korlym Drug Interactions).
- Are taking certain medicines, such as:
- Cyclosporine (Gengraf®, Neoral®, Sandimmune®)
- Dihydroergotamine (Migranal®)
- Ergotamine (Cafergot®, Ergomar®)
- Fentanyl (Abstral®, Actiq®, Duragesic®, Fentora®, Onsolis™)
- Lovastatin (Altoprev®, Mevacor®) or combination medications that contain lovastatin (Advicor®)
- Pimozide (Orap®)
- Simvastatin (Zocor®) or combination medications that contain simvastatin (Vytorin® or Simcor®)
- Sirolimus (Rapamune®)
- Tacrolimus (Prograf®).
- Have unexplained vaginal bleeding.
- Have cancer of the lining of the uterus (endometrial cancer).
- Have an overgrowth of the lining of the uterus (endometrial hyperplasia).
- Are allergic to Korlym, mifepristone, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.