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Menopur Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What are menotropins (Menopur)?
- What are the possible side effects of menotropins (Menopur)?
- What is the most important information I should know about menotropins (Menopur)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using menotropins (Menopur)?
- How should I use menotropins (Menopur)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Menopur)?
- What happens if I overdose (Menopur)?
- What should I avoid while using menotropins (Menopur)?
- What other drugs will affect menotropins (Menopur)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Menopur)?
Contact your doctor if you miss a dose of menotropins. Do not use a double dose of this medication without first talking to your doctor.
What happens if I overdose (Menopur)?
An overdose of menotropins is unlikely to threaten life. Notify your doctor immediately or call an emergency room or poison control center for advice.
Symptoms of a menotropins overdose are not known. Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) may result with an overdose of menotropins. Symptoms of OHSS include swelling of the hands or legs, abdominal pain and swelling, shortness of breath, weight gain, and nausea or vomiting. OHSS can be fatal.
What should I avoid while using menotropins (Menopur)?
There are no restrictions on food, beverages, or activity during therapy with menotropins unless your doctor directs otherwise.
What other drugs will affect menotropins (Menopur)?
It is not known whether other medications will interact with menotropins. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about menotropins.
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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