When talking with your healthcare provider, it is a good idea to prepare a list of questions about treatment with Korlym®.
Reviewing these Frequently Asked Questions may help you get ready to talk to your healthcare provider.
Be sure to bring along a list of medicines you are currently taking, including both prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Also tell your healthcare provider about any medical conditions you have or have had, particularly:
- If you are pregnant. You should not take Korlym during pregnancy
- Low potassium in your blood (hypokalemia)
- Bleeding problems, or if you are taking medicines to thin your blood
- Heart problems
- An organ transplant
- A condition for which you have been taking medications called corticosteroids (cortisone, dexamethasone, methylprednisolone, prednisolone, prednisone)
- A history of abnormal vaginal bleeding
- If you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. Korlym passes into your breast milk and may harm your baby. You and your healthcare provider should decide if you will take Korlym or breastfeed. You should not do both