monobenzone topical (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Benoquin)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Benoquin)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking monobenzone (Benoquin)?
Avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning beds. Monobenzone can make you sunburn more easily. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) when you are outdoors.
Skin treated with monobenzone may be especially sensitive to sunlight or irritation for the rest of your life. You should always wear sunscreen.
What other drugs will affect monobenzone (Benoquin)?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on topically applied monobenzone. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about monobenzone.
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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