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Some products that may interact with this drug include: other drugs that may suppress your immune system (e.g., azathioprine, cyclosporine, prednisone, hydroxyurea), other drugs/herbals that may harm your liver (e.g., isoniazid, kava, methotrexate, nefazodone), telbivudine, theophylline.
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.
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.
Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., liver function tests, complete blood count, thyroid tests) may be performed to monitor your progress and check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember, then skip the next day. Do not use this medication 2 days in a row. Resume your usual schedule the next week. Do not double the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store in the refrigerator between 36-46 degrees F (2-8 degrees C) away from light. Brief storage at or below 77 degrees F (25 degrees C) is permitted for up to 30 days. Do not expose to high temperatures. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications 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.
Information last revised May 2012. Copyright(c) 2012 First Databank, Inc.
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