thyrotropin-injection (cont.)

PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor your medical history, especially: heart or artery problems, high blood pressure, Addison's disease, any allergies. This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. There is no information regarding the use of this drug and breast-feeding. Consult your doctor.

DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription drugs you may use, especially: thyroid hormones, birth control pills/estrogens. 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 chest pain, irregular heartbeat, nervousness, shortness of breath, and sweating.

NOTES: Do not share this product with others.

MISSED DOSE: It is very important that you do not miss any dose. If you believe you have missed a dose, notify your doctor.

STORAGE: Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (between 15 and 30 degrees C).

Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005

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