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Syprine Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is trientine (Syprine)?
- What are the possible side effects of trientine (Syprine)?
- What is the most important information I should know about trientine (Syprine)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking trientine (Syprine)?
- How should I take trientine (Syprine)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Syprine)?
- What happens if I overdose (Syprine)?
- What should I avoid while taking trientine (Syprine)?
- What other drugs will affect trientine (Syprine)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Syprine)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Syprine)?
A trientine overdose is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms.
What should I avoid while taking trientine (Syprine)?
Avoid eating, drinking milk, or taking other medications within 1 hour before or after taking trientine.
Do not take any vitamins or mineral supplements unless your doctor tells you to. You may occasionally need to take an iron supplement, but follow your doctor's instructions.
What other drugs will affect trientine (Syprine)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with trientine. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about trientine.
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 Syprine Information
- Syprine Drug Interactions Center: trientine oral
- Syprine Side Effects Center
- Syprine FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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