Vantas Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is histrelin (Vantas)?
- What are the possible side effects of histrelin (Vantas)?
- What is the most important information I should know about histrelin (Vantas)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before I receive histrelin (Vantas)?
- How is histrelin given (Vantas)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Vantas)?
- What happens if I overdose (Vantas)?
- What should I avoid after receiving a histrelin implant (Vantas)?
- What other drugs will affect histrelin (Vantas)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Vantas)?
Since histrelin is given as an implant by a healthcare professional, you will not be on a frequent dosing schedule.
The implant should not be left in your arm for longer than 12 months. Call your doctor when it is time for your implant to be removed.
What happens if I overdose (Vantas)?
Since the histrelin implant contains a specific amount of the medication, you are not likely to receive an overdose.
What should I avoid after receiving a histrelin implant (Vantas)?
For at least 7 days after your implant is inserted, avoid strenuous exercise or heavy lifting.
What other drugs will affect histrelin (Vantas)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with histrelin. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about histrelin.
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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