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Veregen Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is kunecatechins (Veregen)?
- What are the possible side effects of kunecatechins (Veregen)?
- What is the most important information I should know about kunecatechins (Veregen)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking kunecatechins (Veregen)?
- How should I take kunecatechins (Veregen)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Veregen)?
- What happens if I overdose (Veregen)?
- What should I avoid while taking kunecatechins (Veregen)?
- What other drugs will affect kunecatechins (Veregen)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Veregen)?
Use the medication as soon as you remember the missed dose. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and use the medicine at your next regularly scheduled time. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Veregen)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
An overdose of applied kunecatechins applied to the skin is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms.
What should I avoid while taking kunecatechins (Veregen)?
Avoid sexual intercourse while you have this medication on your skin. Wash the ointment off before having intercourse, even if you are using a condom. Kunecatechins can weaken the latex in a rubber condom, and an unintended pregnancy could occur.
Avoid touching the treated skin areas, or allowing another person to touch your treated skin after you have applied the ointment.
Kunecatechins is for use only on the outside of the body. Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, nose, or mouth or into your rectum, vagina, or the opening to your bladder.
Do not apply this medication to an open wound or broken skin.
Avoid exposing treated skin to sunlight or artificial UV rays (sunlamps or tanning beds).
What other drugs will affect kunecatechins (Veregen)?
Before using kunecatechins, tell your doctor about all other genital wart treatments you have used or are still using.
There may be other drugs that can affect kunecatechins. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has information about kunecatechins 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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