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Teslac Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is testolactone (Teslac)?
- What are the possible side effects of testolactone (Teslac)?
- What is the most important information I should know about testolactone (Teslac)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking testolactone (Teslac)?
- How should I take testolactone (Teslac)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Teslac)?
- What happens if I overdose (Teslac)?
- What should I avoid while taking testolactone (Teslac)?
- What other drugs will affect testolactone (Teslac)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Teslac)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose of this medication unless your doctor directs otherwise.
What happens if I overdose (Teslac)?
Call an emergency room or a poison control center for advice if you suspect an overdose.
Symptoms of a testolactone overdose are unknown, but nausea, vomiting, seizures, tremor, or dizziness may be expected.
What should I avoid while taking testolactone (Teslac)?
There are no restrictions on food, beverages, or activity during treatment with testolactone unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
What other drugs will affect testolactone (Teslac)?
Before taking testolactone, tell your doctor if you are taking
- an estrogen such as Premarin, Ogen, Estratest, Estraderm, Vivelle, Climara, and others;
- a birth control pill that contains estrogen;
- warfarin (Coumadin) or another blood thinner.
You may not be able to take testolactone or you may require special monitoring or a dosage adjustment if you are taking any of the medicines listed above.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with testolactone. 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 testolactone 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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