There is only one recommended Fortical dose, regardless of your weight, age, or other medical conditions. As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Fortical Dosage for more information.)
As with any medicine, side effects are possible with Fortical. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of Fortical include, but are not limited to:
- Runny or stuffy nose
- Other nasal symptoms (such as nasal crusting, dryness, redness, and irritation)
- Back pain.
(Click Fortical Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
You can read about specific side effects in the following eMedTV articles:
Fortical can potentially interact with a few different medications (see Fortical Drug Interactions).