sodium bicarbonate (cont.)
What happens if I miss a dose ()?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose of this medicine unless your doctor directs otherwise.
What happens if I overdose ()?
Seek emergency medical attention if an overdose is suspected.
What should I avoid while taking sodium bicarbonate ()?
If you take other medicines, do not take sodium bicarbonate without first talking to your doctor.
What other drugs will affect sodium bicarbonate ()?
Before taking sodium bicarbonate, tell your doctor if you are taking
- mecamylamine (Inversine);
- methenamine (Mandelamine);
- ketoconazole (Nizoral);
- a tetracycline antibiotic such as tetracycline (Sumycin, Achromycin V, and others), demeclocycline (Declomycin), doxycycline (Vibramycin, Monodox, Doxy, and others), minocycline (Minocin, Dynacin, and others), or oxytetracycline (Terramycin, and others).
You may not be able to take sodium bicarbonate, or you may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring during treatment if you are taking any of the medicines listed above.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with sodium bicarbonate. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider may have more information about sodium bicarbonate.
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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