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What happens if I miss a dose ()?
Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra damiana to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose ()?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking damiana ()?
Follow your healthcare provider's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect damiana ()?
Do not take damiana without first talking to your doctor if you take a medicine to treat diabetes or to control blood sugar levels such as insulin, glipizide (Glucotrol), glyburide (Micronase, Glynase, Diabeta), tolbutamide (Orinase), metformin (Glucophage), acarbose (Precose), troglitazone (Rezulin), pioglitazone (Actos), rosiglitazone (Avandia), and others. Damiana may interfere with the control of blood sugar levels.
Interactions between damiana and other prescription or over-the-counter medicines or herbal/health supplements may also occur. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care professional before taking damiana if you are taking any other medicines or supplements.
Where can I get more information?
Consult with a licensed healthcare professional before using any herbal/health supplement. Whether you are treated by a medical doctor or a practitioner trained in the use of natural medicines/supplements, make sure all your healthcare providers know about all of your medical conditions and treatments.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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