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Angeliq Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is drospirenone and estradiol (Angeliq)?
- What are the possible side effects of drospirenone and estradiol (Angeliq)?
- What is the most important information I should know about drospirenone and estradiol (Angeliq)?
- What should I discuss with my doctor before taking drospirenone and estradiol (Angeliq)?
- How should I take drospirenone and estradiol (Angeliq)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Angeliq)?
- What happens if I overdose (Angeliq)?
- What should I avoid while taking drospirenone and estradiol
- What other drugs will affect drospirenone and estradiol (Angeliq)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Angeliq)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Angeliq)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
An overdose of drospirenone and estradiol is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms.
What should I avoid while taking drospirenone and estradiol
There are no restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while taking drospirenone and estradiol unless your doctor directs otherwise.
What other drugs will affect drospirenone and estradiol (Angeliq)?
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you are using any of the following drugs:
- insulin or diabetes medicine taken by mouth, including glipizide (Glucotrol), glyburide (Diabeta, Micronase, Glynase), chlorpropamide (Diabinese), tolazamide (Tolinase), tolbutamide (Orinase), and others; or
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin).
If you are using any of these drugs, you may not be able to use dropirenone and estradiol.
There may be other drugs not listed that can affect drospirenone and estradiol. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about drospirenone and estradiol 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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