Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderYou should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using this medication if you have:
- Heart problems of any kind, such as:
- A history of a stroke, transient ischemic attack (TIA or mini-stroke), or other bleeding in the brain (such as a subarachnoid hemorrhage)
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- High cholesterol
- Certain blood vessel conditions, such as:
- Peripheral vascular disease
- Ischemic bowel disease
- Raynaud's phenomenon
- Seizures or epilepsy
- Gone through menopause
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Alsuma and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Alsuma and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Alsuma Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)