Striant Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is testosterone buccal system (Striant)?
- What are the possible side effects of testosterone buccal system (Striant)?
- What is the most important information I should know about testosterone buccal system (Striant)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using testosterone buccal system (Striant)?
- How should I use testosterone buccal system (Striant)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Striant)?
- What happens if I overdose (Striant)?
- What should I avoid while using testosterone buccal system (Striant)?
- What other drugs will affect testosterone buccal system (Striant)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Striant)?
Apply the next system as soon as you remember. Do not use two doses simultaneously, unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
What happens if I overdose (Striant)?
An overdose of testosterone buccal system is not likely to threaten life. If you do suspect an overdose, or if a system has been ingested, call an emergency room or poison control center for advice.
What should I avoid while using testosterone buccal system (Striant)?
Regularly inspect the gum where the testosterone buccal system is applied. Promptly report any changes to your doctor or dentist.
What other drugs will affect testosterone buccal system (Striant)?
Before using testosterone buccal system, tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:
- warfarin (Coumadin);
- insulin or an oral diabetes medication such as glipizide (Glucotrol), glyburide (Diabeta, Micronase, Glynase), repaglinide (Prandin), rosiglitazone (Avandia), pioglitazone (Actos), and others;
- propranolol (Inderal, Inderal LA, others); or
- a corticosteroid such as hydrocortisone (Cortef, Hydrocortone, Solu-Cortef), dexamethasone (Decadron, Hexadrol others), methylprednisolone (Depo-Medrol, Medrol, Solu-Medrol), prednisolone (Prelone, Pediapred), prednisone (Deltasone, Orasone, others), and others.
You may not be able to use testosterone buccal system, or 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 testosterone buccal system. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about testosterone buccal system 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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