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 dandelion 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 dandelion ()?
Follow your healthcare provider's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect dandelion ()?
Do not take dandelion 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;
- a diuretic (water pill) such as hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ, HydroDiuril, Microzide, others), chlorothiazide (Diuril), chlorthalidone (Hygroton, Thalitone), furosemide (Lasix), bumetanide (Bumex), ethacrynic acid (Edecrin), torsemide (Demadex), spironolactone (Aldactone), triamterene (Dyrenium, Dyazide, Maxzide), amiloride (Midamor), and others; or
- an anticoagulant (blood thinner) such as warfarin (Coumadin).
You may not be able to take dandelion, or you may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring during treatment if you are taking any of the medicines listed above.
Interactions between dandelion 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 dandelion 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.
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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