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What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking isoxsuprine (Vasodilan)?
Isoxsuprine should not be used immediately postpartum (after delivering a baby), or if you have a bleeding disorder. Talk to your doctor about any other medical conditions that you have.
Isoxsuprine is in the FDA pregnancy category C. This means that it is not known whether isoxsuprine will be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not take this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant or could become pregnant during treatment.
It is not known whether isoxsuprine passes into breast milk. Do not take this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
How should I take isoxsuprine (Vasodilan)?
Take isoxsuprine exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these directions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.
Take each dose with a full glass of water.
Isoxsuprine is usually taken three or four times a day. Follow your doctor's instructions.
It is important to take isoxsuprine regularly to get the most benefit.
Your doctor may want you to have blood tests or other medical evaluations during treatment with isoxsuprine to monitor progress and side effects.
Store isoxsuprine at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
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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