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What should I know about Enjuvia before taking it?

Enjuvia contains estrogen, which can increase the risk of cancer of the uterus. Women who have not had a hysterectomy should also take progestin when taking estrogen. Using estrogen can increase the risk of heart attacks, stroke, serious blood clots and dementia. Do not smoke while taking Enjuvia, as smoking increases the risk of some of these effects. Discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of taking estrogen.

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