Anxiety Home > Important Instructions for Sarafem
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
- Bipolar disorder or a family history of bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression)
- A history of suicide attempts or suicidal thoughts
- Had a recent heart attack or if you have heart disease
- Seizures or epilepsy
- Suicidal thoughts
- Liver disease, including liver failure or cirrhosis
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Sarafem and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Sarafem and Breastfeeding).
What If I Take an Overdose?People who take too much Sarafem may have overdose symptoms that could include:
- Breathing problems
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)
- Strange behavior
- An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
- Loss of life.