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Trecator Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is ethionamide (Trecator)?
- What are the possible side effects of ethionamide (Trecator)?
- What is the most important information I should know about ethionamide (Trecator)?
- Who should not take ethionamide (Trecator)?
- How should I take ethionamide (Trecator)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Trecator)?
- What happens if I overdose (Trecator)?
- What should I avoid while taking ethionamide (Trecator)?
- What other drugs will affect ethionamide (Trecator)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Trecator)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next regularly scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and take the next one as directed. Do not take a double dose of this medication.
What happens if I overdose (Trecator)?
Seek emergency medical attention.
Symptoms of an ethionamide overdose are unknown.
What should I avoid while taking ethionamide (Trecator)?
There are no restrictions on foods, beverages, or activities during treatment with ethionamide unless your doctor directs otherwise.
What other drugs will affect ethionamide (Trecator)?
The risk of seizures may be increased when ethionamide is used in combination with cycloserine (Seromycin) or isoniazid (Nydrazid). Special monitoring may be necessary if you are taking a combination of these medicines.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with ethionamide. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking or using any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about ethionamide 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 Trecator Information
- Trecator Drug Interactions Center: ethionamide oral
- Trecator Side Effects Center
- Trecator Overview including Precautions
- Trecator FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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