What is the most important information I should know about oteseconazole?
Do not use if you are pregnant or plan to get pregnant, or breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed.
What is oteseconazole?
Oteseconazole is used to reduce the risk of vaginal yeast infections that keep coming back.
Oteseconazole should only be taken by women who are not pregnant and who are not able to get pregnant.
Oteseconazole may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking oteseconazole?
You should not use oteseconazole if you are allergic to it, or if you:
- are able to get pregnant;
- are pregnant or plan to get pregnant; or
- are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed.
Tell your doctor if you have ever had:
- liver or kidney disease.
May harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, think you might be pregnant, or plan to get pregnant.
Do not breastfeed while using this medicine.
Not approved for use in females who have not had their first menstrual period.
How should I take oteseconazole?
Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose.
Oteseconazole can be taken alone or given together with another medicine called fluconazole. Your doctor will determine the proper treatment. Use the medicine exactly as directed.
Take with food.
Swallow the capsule whole and do not crush, chew, break, or open it.
Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Take the medicine as soon as you can, but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not take two doses at one time.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking oteseconazole?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What are the possible side effects of oteseconazole?
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Common side effects may include:
- headache; or
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
What other drugs will affect oteseconazole?
Other drugs may affect oteseconazole, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about oteseconazole.
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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