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Tao Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is troleandomycin (Tao)?
- What are the possible side effects of troleandomycin (Tao)?
- What is the most important information I should know about troleandomycin (Tao)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking troleandomycin (Tao)?
- How should I take troleandomycin (Tao)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Tao)?
- What happens if I overdose (Tao)?
- What should I avoid while taking troleandomycin (Tao)?
- What other drugs will affect troleandomycin (Tao)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Tao)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next regularly scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and take the next one as directed. Do not take a double dose of this medication unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
What happens if I overdose (Tao)?
Seek emergency medical attention.
Symptoms of a troleandomycin overdose might include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal discomfort.
What should I avoid while taking troleandomycin (Tao)?
Avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight. Troleandomycin may increase the sensitivity of your skin to sunlight. Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing when exposure to the sun is unavoidable.
What other drugs will affect troleandomycin (Tao)?
Before taking troleandomycin, tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following drugs:
- a seizure medication such as carbamazepine (Tegretol), phenytoin (Dilantin), or valproic acid (Depakote, Depakene);
- the asthma medication theophylline (Theo-Dur, Theolair, Theochron, others);
- the anticoagulant (blood thinner) warfarin (Coumadin); or
- another antibiotic.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with troleandomycin. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including herbal products.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about troleandomycin 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 Tao Information
- Tao Drug Interactions Center: troleandomycin oral
- Tao Side Effects Center
- Tao FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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