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Dht Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is dihydrotachysterol (Dht)?
- What are the possible side effects of dihydrotachysterol (Dht)?
- What is the most important information I should know about dihydrotachysterol (Dht)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking dihydrotachysterol (Dht)?
- How should I take dihydrotachysterol (Dht)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Dht)?
- What happens if I overdose (Dht)?
- What should I avoid while taking dihydrotachysterol (Dht)?
- What other drugs will affect dihydrotachysterol (Dht)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Dht)?
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 (Dht)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Symptoms of a dihydrotachysterol overdose may come on slowly. Early overdose symptoms may include bone pain, bowel problems, dry mouth, ongoing headache, increased thirst and urination, loss of appetite, muscle pain, and unusual weakness. Late signs of overdose include high fever, cloudy urine, mood changes, uneven heartbeats, nausea, vomiting, and severe stomach pain.
What should I avoid while taking dihydrotachysterol (Dht)?
Avoid taking antacids that contain magnesium (such as Milk of Magnesia) or calcium (such as Rolaids Soft Chew, Maalox Quick Dissolve, Alka-Mints, Fast Acting Mylanta, and others).
What other drugs will affect dihydrotachysterol (Dht)?
Before taking dihydrotachysterol, tell your doctor if you are using any of the following drugs:
- calcium or vitamin D supplements;
- multivitamins that contain calcium or vitamin D; or
- a diuretic (water pill) such as Aldactazide, Diuril, Maxzide, Moduretic, HCTZ, and others.
If you are using any of these drugs, you may not be able to use dihydrotachysterol, or you may need dosage adjustments or special tests during treatment.
There may be other drugs not listed that can affect dihydrotachysterol. 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 more information about dihydrotachysterol 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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