estradiol and levonorgestrel (topical patches) (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Climara Pro)?
Apply the next patch as soon as you remember. Continue to follow your regular schedule for changing the patch. Do not use extra patches to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Climara Pro)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. Symptoms of a estradiol and levonorgestrel overdose may include nausea, vomiting, and withdrawal bleeding in females.
What should I avoid while using estradiol and levonorgestrel (Climara Pro)?
Avoid exposing the patch to sunlight or tanning beds while you are wearing it on your skin.
What other drugs will affect estradiol and levonorgestrel (Climara Pro)?
Before using estradiol and levonorgestrel, tell your doctor if you are taking an anticoagulant (blood thinner) such as warfarin (Coumadin). You may not be able to use estradiol and levonorgestrel, or you may require a dosage adjustment or special tests during treatment.
There may be other drugs that can affect estradiol and levonorgestrel. 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 additional information about estradiol and levonorgestrel 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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