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Rezulin Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is troglitazone (Rezulin)?
- What are the possible side effects of troglitazone (Rezulin)?
- What is the most important information I should know about troglitazone (Rezulin)?
- Who should not take troglitazone (Rezulin)?
- How should I take troglitazone (Rezulin)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Rezulin)?
- What happens if I overdose (Rezulin)?
- What should I avoid while taking troglitazone (Rezulin)?
- What other drugs will affect troglitazone (Rezulin)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Rezulin)?
If you forget to take troglitazone at the usual meal, take it at the next meal that same day. If you completely forget to take it one day, skip the missed dose.Never take more than the usual amount of troglitazone in one day to make up for a missed dose. If you take more than the usual amount, call your doctor right away.
What happens if I overdose (Rezulin)?
Seek emergency medical attention.
Symptoms of a troglitazone overdose are not known but may include headache, dizziness, nausea, diarrhea, and weakness.
What should I avoid while taking troglitazone (Rezulin)?
Follow your diet, medication, and exercise routines very closely. Changing any of these factors can effect your blood sugar levels.
Avoid alcohol. It lowers blood sugar and may interfere with your diabetes treatment.
Tell your doctor and dentist that you are taking this medication before you undergo any surgery.
Do not take any over-the-counter cough, cold, allergy, pain, or weight-loss medications without first talking to your doctor.
What other drugs will affect troglitazone (Rezulin)?
Before taking troglitazone, tell your doctor if you are taking
- cholestyramine (Questran),
- terfenadine (Seldane, Seldane-D), or
- birth control pills.
You may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring during treatment if you are taking any of the medicines listed above.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with troglitazone or affect your condition. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about troglitazone 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 Rezulin Information
- Rezulin Drug Interactions Center: troglitazone oral
- Rezulin Side Effects Center
- Rezulin FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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