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Plenaxis Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is abarelix (Plenaxis)?
- What are the possible side effects of abarelix (Plenaxis)?
- What is the most important information I should know about abarelix (Plenaxis)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using abarelix (Plenaxis)?
- How should I use abarelix (Plenaxis)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Plenaxis)?
- What happens if I overdose (Plenaxis)?
- What should I avoid while using abarelix (Plenaxis)?
- What other drugs will affect abarelix (Plenaxis)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Plenaxis)?
Contact your doctor if you miss a dose of abarelix.
What happens if I overdose (Plenaxis)?
An overdose of abarelix is unlikely to occur. If you do suspect that an overdose has occurred, contact your doctor, hospital emergency room, or poison control center for advice.
What should I avoid while using abarelix (Plenaxis)?
There are no restrictions on food, beverages, or activities while using abarelix. Follow any special instructions given by your doctor.
What other drugs will affect abarelix (Plenaxis)?
It is not known whether abarelix will interact with other medicines. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including herbal products during treatment with abarelix.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about abarelix 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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