Do Not Take
Do not take LUPANETA PACK if you:
  • have had an allergic reaction to medicines like leuprolide acetate
    or norethindrone acetate tablets
  • have uterine bleeding for which a
    cause has not been found
  • are pregnant or may be pregnant
  • are breast-feeding or plan to
    breast-feed
  • had or have breast cancer or other cancers that are sensitive to
    hormones
  • have problems with blood clots, a stroke, or a heart attack
  • have liver problems

Reference:
LUPANETA PACK [package insert].

Before Starting Treatment
Talk to your doctor about a birth control method that is right for you. You will
need to use a form of birth control that
does not contain hormones, such as:
  • a diaphragm with spermicide
  • condoms with spermicide
  • a copper IUD

If you become pregnant while taking LUPANETA PACK, stop taking the norethindrone acetate tablets and call your doctor right away.

Reference:
LUPANETA PACK [package insert].


Tell Your Doctor
Before you take LUPANETA PACK, tell your doctor if you:
  • drink alcohol
  • smoke
  • have a family history of bone loss (osteoporosis)
  • have or have had depression
  • have high cholesterol
  • have had blood clots, a stroke, or a heart attack
  • have migraine headaches
  • have diabetes
  • have epilepsy
  • have kidney problems
Tell your doctor about all the
medicines you take, including:
  • prescription and non-prescription medicines
  • vitamins and herbal supplements

Especially tell your doctor if you take anticonvulsant (seizure) or
corticosteroid medicines.

Reference:
LUPANETA PACK [package insert].

Serious Side Effects
LUPANETA PACK may cause serious
side effects, including:
  • Bone thinning (decreased bone
    mineral density)
  • Harm to your unborn baby
  • Vision problems. Call your doctor
    right away if you have sudden loss
    of vision, double vision, bulging
    eyes, or migraine headaches
  • Depression or worsening
    depression
  • Worsening endometriosis
    symptoms when you start taking LUPANETA PACK
  • Swelling (fluid retention)
  • Convulsions
  • Allergic reactions. Get medical help right away if you have any of these symptoms: trouble breathing;
    swelling of your face, lips, mouth, or
    tongue; wheezing; severe itching;
    skin rash, redness, or swelling;
    dizziness or fainting; fast heartbeat
    or pounding in your chest
    (tachycardia); sweating

Reference:
LUPANETA PACK [package insert].

Common Side Effects
The most common side effects of LUPANETA PACK include:
  • hot flashes and sweats
  • headaches or migraine headaches
  • depression and mood swings
  • nausea and vomiting
  • problems sleeping
  • nervousness or feeling anxious
  • pain
  • acne
  • weakness
  • vaginal infection or inflammation
  • weight gain
  • constipation or diarrhea

Tell your doctor if you have any side
effect that bothers you or does not go away.

These are not all the possible side
effects of LUPANETA PACK. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Reference:
LUPANETA PACK [package insert].

Helpful Resources

You are encouraged to report
negative side effects of prescription
drugs to the FDA. Visit
www.fda.gov/medwatch
or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

If you cannot afford your medication, contact: www.pparx.org for assistance.

Reference:
LUPANETA PACK [package insert].

View the full Prescribing
Information
for LUPANETA PACK.

http://www.rxabbvie.com/pdf/
lupaneta_3_75_pi.pdf

http://www.rxabbvie.com/pdf/
lupaneta_11_25_pi.pdf