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Skelid Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is tiludronate (Skelid)?
- What are the possible side effects of tiludronate (Skelid)?
- What is the most important information I should know about tiludronate (Skelid)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking tiludronate (Skelid)?
- How should I take tiludronate (Skelid)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Skelid)?
- What happens if I overdose (Skelid)?
- What should I avoid while taking tiludronate (Skelid)?
- What other drugs will affect tiludronate (Skelid)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Skelid)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Skelid)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include vomiting, numbness or tingly feeling around your mouth, fast or slow heart rate, muscle tightness or contraction, overactive reflexes.
What should I avoid while taking tiludronate (Skelid)?
Avoid drinking milk or eating dairy products within 2 hours after taking tiludronate. Also avoid taking supplements that contain calcium, magnesium, iron, or aluminum (such as in multivitamins with iron, and in many types of antacids).
What other drugs will affect tiludronate (Skelid)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with tiludronate. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about tiludronate.
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 Skelid Information
- Skelid Drug Interactions Center: tiludronate oral
- Skelid Side Effects Center
- Skelid Overview including Precautions
- Skelid FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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