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Provocholine Consumer (continued)
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: beta-blockers (e.g., nadolol, propranolol), asthma drugs (e.g., quick relief inhalers such as albuterol, steroid inhalers such as fluticasone, triamcinolone).
This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you 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 your local 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. Symptoms of overdose may include: fainting, loss of consciousness, chest pain, heart attack.
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.
Lung function test will be done before, during, and after using this product.
MISSED DOSE: Not applicable.
STORAGE: Before mixing, store the dry powder and mixing solution at room temperature between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) away from light. Once mixed, the solution is good for up to 14 days and may be refrigerated at 36-46 degrees F (2-8 degrees C). Some preparations must be mixed on the day of the test. Discard any unused portion of the vials. 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 October 2010. Copyright(c) 2010 First Databank, Inc.
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