esterified estrogens (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Estratab, Menest)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Do not take a double dose of this medication unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
What happens if I overdose (Estratab, Menest)?
An overdose of this medication is unlikely to threaten life. Consult an emergency room or poison control center for advice.
Symptoms of an overdose of esterified estrogens include nausea, vomiting, and breakthrough bleeding in females.
What should I avoid while taking esterified estrogens (Estratab, Menest)?
There are no restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while taking esterified estrogens unless your doctor directs otherwise.
What other drugs will affect esterified estrogens (Estratab, Menest)?
Before taking esterified estrogens, tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:
A dosage adjustment or special monitoring may be required during treatment if you are taking any of the medicines listed above.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with esterified estrogens. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about esterified estrogens written for health professionals that you may read.
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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