acetohydroxamic acid - oral, Lithostat (cont.)

PRECAUTIONS: Before taking acetohydroxamic acid, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney disease, blood clots, blood/bone marrow disorders (e.g., anemia), regular alcohol use.Avoid alcoholic beverages while taking this medication because alcohol with acetohydroxamic acid may cause a skin reaction (e.g., flushing, redness, warmth, tingling). The reaction usually appears 30 to 45 minutes after having alcohol and disappears 30 to 60 minutes later.This medication must not be used during pregnancy. It may harm an unborn baby. Therefore, it is important to prevent pregnancy while taking this medication. Consult your doctor for more details and to discuss the use of reliable forms of birth control (e.g., condoms, birth control pills) while taking this medication. If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, tell your doctor immediately.This drug may pass into breast milk and may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014

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