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Estratest Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone (Estratest)?
- What are the possible side effects of esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone?
- What is the most important information I should know about esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before using esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone?
- How should I use esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone?
- What happens if I miss a dose?
- What happens if I overdose?
- What should I avoid while using esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone?
- What other drugs will affect esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose?
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?
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 using esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone?
Many drugs can interact with esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone. Below is just a partial list. Tell your doctor if you are using:
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin);
- ketoconazole (Nizoral);
- St. John's wort;
- rifampin (Rifadin, Rifater, Rifamate, Rimactane);
- an antidepressant;
- seizure medicines such as phenytoin (Dilantin), carbamazepine (Tegretol), topiramate (Topamax), and others;
- an antibiotic such as clarithromycin (Biaxin), erythromycin (E-Mycin, Ery-Tab, Erythrocin), telithromycin (Ketek), and others; or
- HIV/AIDS medicine such as atazanavir (Reyataz), indinavir (Crixivan), nelfinavir (Viracept), saquinavir (Invirase, Fortovase), or ritonavir (Norvir, Kaletra).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone. 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 esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone.
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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