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Patients should be advised to consult their physician should blurred vision or any loss of vision, with or without eye pain, occur during treatment.
Excessive ethanol ingestion should be avoided because a psychotic reaction has been reported.
Patients should be counseled that antibacterial drugs including Trecator should only be used to treat bacterial infections. They do not treat viral infections (e.g., the common cold). When Trecator is prescribed to treat a bacterial infection, patients should be told that although it is common to feel better early in the course of therapy, the medication should be taken exactly as directed. Skipping doses or not completing the full course of therapy may (1) decrease the effectiveness of the immediate treatment and (2) increase the likelihood that bacteria will develop resistance and will not be treatable by Trecator or other antibacterial drugs in the future.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/8/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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