witch hazel (Hamamelis virginiana)-oral (cont.)
SIDE EFFECTS: Stomach upset, nausea, vomiting and constipation may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, contact your doctor promptly. Tell your doctor immediately if you have any of these highly unlikely but very serious side effects: stomach pain, yellowing eyes or skin, dark urine. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
PRECAUTIONS: Liquid forms of this product may contain alcohol. Ask your pharmacist about the safe use of this product, use with other medications and use with alcoholic beverages. Hamamelis leaf is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Consult your doctor before using this product. Because of the potential risk to the infant, breast-feeding while using this product is not recommended. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription medications you may use.
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.
NOTES: Keep all regular medical and laboratory appointments.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Refer to storage information printed on the package. If you have any questions about storage, ask your pharmacist.
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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