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This product should not be used with the following medications because very serious interactions may occur: altretamine, cisplatin, levodopa (when used without carbidopa).
If you are currently using any of these medications, tell your doctor or pharmacist before starting this medication.
Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: folic acid antagonist (e.g., methotrexate), hydantoins (e.g., phenytoin, diphenylhydantoin), pyrimethamine, other vitamin/nutritional supplements.
This product can affect the results of certain lab tests (e.g., intrinsic factor antibodies, certain urobilinogen tests). Make sure laboratory personnel and your doctors know you use this drug.
This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly.
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.
Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., complete blood count, homocysteine levels) may be performed from time to time to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.
Remember that it is best to get your vitamins and minerals from healthy foods. Maintain a well-balanced diet and follow any dietary guidelines as directed by your doctor. B vitamins, including folic acid, are naturally found in leafy greens, other vegetables, and citrus fruits. Folic acid is also found in enriched grains such as bread, pasta and cereal.
Some brands of this medication may also contain ingredients such as vitamin E, para-aminobenzoic acid, or alpha-lipoic acid. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have questions about the ingredients in your brand.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store at room temperature between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Information last revised May 2010. Copyright(c) 2010 First Databank, Inc.
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