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Some products that may interact with this drug include: beta blockers (e.g., atenolol, propranolol), "blood thinners" (e.g., heparin, warfarin), other iron products, multivitamins with minerals.
This medication may interfere with certain laboratory tests (including bilirubin, calcium, and clotting times), possibly causing false test results. Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know you use this drug.
OVERDOSE: Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under six. If overdose is suspected, contact your poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US National Poison Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.
NOTES: Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., complete blood count, iron) should be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.
It is important to maintain a well-balanced diet to ensure adequate intake of iron, vitamins, and minerals. Good sources of iron include meats (especially liver), eggs, raisins, figs, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, beans, lentils, and iron-fortified or enriched cereals. Follow any diet recommendations given to you by your doctor.
MISSED DOSE: For the best possible benefit, it is important to receive each scheduled dose of this medication as directed. If you miss a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist immediately to establish a new dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Consult the product instructions and your pharmacist for storage details. Keep all medications 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.
Information last revised May 2012. Copyright(c) 2012 First Databank, Inc.
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