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Oxandrin Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is oxandrolone (Oxandrin)?
- What are the possible side effects of oxandrolone (Oxandrin)?
- What is the most important information I should know about oxandrolone (Oxandrin)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking oxandrolone (Oxandrin)?
- How should I take oxandrolone (Oxandrin)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Oxandrin)?
- What happens if I overdose (Oxandrin)?
- What should I avoid while taking oxandrolone (Oxandrin)?
- What other drugs will affect oxandrolone (Oxandrin)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Oxandrin)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose you missed, and take only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose of this medication.
What happens if I overdose (Oxandrin)?
An overdose of this medication is unlikely to threaten life. Contact an emergency room or poison control center for advice if an overdose is suspected.
Symptoms of an oxandrolone overdose are not known.
What should I avoid while taking oxandrolone (Oxandrin)?
There are no restrictions on food, beverages, or activities while you are taking oxandrolone unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
What other drugs will affect oxandrolone (Oxandrin)?
Before taking oxandrolone, talk to your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:
- an anticoagulant (blood thinner) such as warfarin (Coumadin); or
- insulin or an oral diabetes medicine such as glipizide (Glucotrol), glyburide (DiaBeta, Glynase, Micronase), glimipiride (Amaryl), chlorpropamide (Diabinese), acetohexamide (Dymelor), tolbutamide (Orinase), tolazamide (Tolinase), and others.
You may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring if you are taking any of the medicines listed above.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with oxandrolone. 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 has additional information about oxandrolone 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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Additional Oxandrin Information
- Oxandrin Drug Interactions Center: oxandrolone oral
- Oxandrin Side Effects Center
- Oxandrin Overview including Precautions
- Oxandrin FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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