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Tegaserod Dosage

The dosage that your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • Your age
  • The medical condition you are being treated for
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you may be currently taking.
     
As with any medication, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 
(Click Tegaserod Dosing for more information about dosing for tegaserod.)
  

Drug Interactions With Tegaserod

Tegaserod is unlikely to interact with most medications. For the few medications that do interact with it, the interaction is not severe enough to cause any problems or require any change in dosages.
 
(Click Drug Interactions With Tegaserod for more information.)
  

Overdose With Tegaserod

People who take too much tegaserod may have overdose symptoms that could include:
 
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain (or stomach pain)
  • Low blood pressure causing lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting when standing up (orthostatic hypotension).
     
If you happen to overdose on this medication, seek medical attention immediately.
 
(Click Zelnorm Overdose for more information.)
 

Storage Methods

Tegaserod should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture or heat. The tablets should be kept in an airtight container.
 
Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.
 

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