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Procalamine Consumer (continued)
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may 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 a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.
Monitor your weight regularly as directed by your doctor. Report any sudden/unusual weight changes to your doctor or pharmacist. Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., blood sugar, electrolytes, protein levels, kidney and liver function tests) should be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.
This nutrition supplement is generally used for a short period of time (about 2 weeks). If nutritional support is needed for an extended period, you should consider other therapy options (e.g., enteral nutrition). Consult your doctor for more information.
MISSED DOSE: If the infusion is unexpectedly interrupted, contact your healthcare professional to establish a new dosing schedule.
STORAGE: Store at room temperature 77 degrees F (25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Brief storage up to 104 degrees F (40 degrees C) is permitted. 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 March 2013. Copyright(c) 2013 First Databank, Inc.
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