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Cenestin Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What are conjugated estrogens (Cenestin)?
- What are the possible side effects of conjugated estrogens (Cenestin)?
- What is the most important information I should know about conjugated estrogens (Cenestin)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking conjugated estrogens (Cenestin)?
- How should I take conjugated estrogens (Cenestin)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Cenestin)?
- What happens if I overdose (Cenestin)?
- What should I avoid while taking conjugated estrogens (Cenestin)?
- What other drugs will affect conjugated estrogens (Cenestin)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Cenestin)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Cenestin)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. Overdose symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, or vaginal bleeding.
What should I avoid while taking conjugated estrogens (Cenestin)?
Do not smoke while using this medication. Smoking can increase your risk of blood clots, stroke, or heart attack caused by conjugated estrogens.
What other drugs will affect conjugated estrogens (Cenestin)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven);
- a thyroid medication such as levothyroxine (Synthroid, Levoxyl, Levothroid and others);
- insulin or diabetes medicine taken by mouth;
- rifampin (Rifadin, Rifater, Rifamate, Rimactane);
- ketoconazole (Nizoral) or itraconazole (Sporanox);
- seizure medicines such as phenytoin (Dilantin), carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Equetro, Tegretol), felbamate (Felbatol), oxcarbazepine (Trileptal), or primidone (Mysoline);
- a barbiturate such as amobarbital (Amytal), butabarbital (Butisol), mephobarbital (Mebaral), secobarbital (Seconal), or phenobarbital (Luminal, Solfoton); or
- antidepressants such as amitriptyline (Elavil, Etrafon), amoxapine (Asendin), clomipramine (Anafranil), desipramine (Norpramin), doxepin (Sinequan), imipramine (Janimine, Tofranil), nortriptyline (Pamelor), protriptyline (Vivactil), or trimipramine (Surmontil).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with conjugated estrogens. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about conjugated estrogens.
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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