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Before starting treatment with Emcyt, it is important to discuss your medical history with your healthcare provider. For example, people with a history of diabetes, migraines, or a seizure disorder may have an increased risk for serious problems with Emcyt. Safety precautions with this drug also include warnings of drug interactions and risk for heart attack or stroke.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Emcyt® (estramustine phosphate) if you have:
 
 
 
  • Cancer that has spread to your bone
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
 
You should also tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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