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What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Using It?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using the patch if you have:
- Heart disease
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Had a recent heart attack or stroke
- Any allergies, including to medications, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Qutenza and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Qutenza and Breastfeeding).