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Activella Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What are estradiol and norethindrone (Activella)?
- What are the possible side effects of estradiol and norethindrone (Activella)?
- What is the most important information I should know about estradiol and norethindrone (Activella)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking estradiol and norethindrone (Activella)?
- How should I take estradiol and norethindrone (Activella)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Activella)?
- What happens if I overdose (Activella)?
- What should I avoid while using estradiol and norethindrone (Activella)?
- What other drugs will affect estradiol and norethindrone (Activella)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Activella)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose you missed and take only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose of this medication.
What happens if I overdose (Activella)?
Contact an emergency room or poison control center for advice if an overdose is suspected.
Symptoms of a estradiol and norethindrone overdose may include nausea, vomiting, and withdrawal bleeding may occur in females.
What should I avoid while using estradiol and norethindrone (Activella)?
There are no restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while taking estradiol and norethindrone unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
What other drugs will affect estradiol and norethindrone (Activella)?
Before taking estradiol and norethindrone, tell your doctor if you are taking an anticoagulant (blood thinner) such as warfarin (Coumadin). You may not be able to take estradiol and norethindrone, or you may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring during treatment.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with estradiol and norethindrone. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about estradiol and norethindrone written for health professionals that you may read.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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