ESTRADIOL/MEDROXYPROGESTERONE SUSPENSION-INJECTION, Lunelle (cont.)
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription medication you may use, especially: aminoglutethimide, anti-seizure medication (e.g., carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin), other hormones (e.g., estrogen, progesterone), antibiotics, rifampin, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), acetaminophen, St John's Wort, cyclosporine, prednisolone, theophylline, aspirin, anti-anxiety drugs (e.g., diazepam), morphine, clofibric acid. This drug may interfere with certain laboratory tests (e.g., folic acid, proteins, thyroid hormones). Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly. Symptoms of overdose may include severe nausea or vomiting.
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others. Keep all appointments with your doctor and the laboratory. Make sure laboratory personnel and your doctors know you use this drug. You should have a complete physical examination that includes blood pressure measurements and breast/pelvic examinations at regular intervals (e.g., once a year) or as directed by your doctor. Follow your doctor's instructions on how to examine your own breasts and report any lumps immediately. You should also be regularly screened for cervical cancer (e.g., Pap test). Consult your doctor for more details.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, consult your doctor or pharmacist to establish a new dosing schedule.
STORAGE: Store at room temperature 77 degrees F (25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Brief storage in temperatures 59 to 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted.
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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